Election Reform

Guest Host:

Steve Roberts
Election Reform

The hotly contested presidential election of 2000 prompted widespread demands for election reform. While many groups have studied the problem and made recommendations, little has changed in laws governing poll worker training, voting...

The hotly contested presidential election of 2000 prompted widespread demands for election reform. While many groups have studied the problem and made recommendations, little has changed in laws governing poll worker training, voting equipment, ballot-counting, and other weak links in the voting process. A panel talks about the efforts to get voting reform off the ground.

Guests

Trevor Potter

currently serving as general counsel for Senator John McCain and former chair of the Federal Election Commission

Thomas Mann

senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of
"The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"

Sharon Priest

Arkansas Secretary of State and president of the National Association of Secretaries of State

Anita Hodgkiss

co-director of the Voting Rights Program at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

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