[PAST EVENT] Election Law Symposium: Bipartisan solutions to Election Day voting delays

February 21, 2013
Law School, McGlothlin Courtroom
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
The Seventh Annual Election Law Symposium titled "We Have to Fix That: Bipartisan Solutions to Election Day Delays." Admission is free and the public is welcome. The symposium is presented by the Election Law Society, the Election Law Program, the National Center for State Courts and the Institute of Bill of Rights Law.

Panelists scheduled to participate include Robert Bauer, partner at Perkins Coie and former White House counsel, general counsel to President Obama's re-election committee, Obama for America and to the Democratic National Committee; Cleta Mitchell, partner at Foley & Lardner and legal counsel to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and co-counsel for the National Rifle Association in the Supreme Court case involving the 2002 federal campaign finance law; the Hon. Scott Gessler, Colorado Secretary of State who has also served on bipartisan election boards and commissions, including the Election Reform Commission that made recommendations to the General Assembly following the 2008 elections; John Fortier of the Bipartisan Policy Center, who is a political scientist who focuses on governmental and electoral institutions and was previously a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Paul Herrnson of the Center For American Politics and Citizenship at the University of Maryland. Doug Chapin of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota will serve as the moderator. One of our nation's preeminent experts in election administration, he served as the director of Election Initiatives at Pew Charitable Trust for 10 years prior to joining the Humphrey School.

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