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Civic Action

What Americans Need to Know Now About Voting and Why


Voting is the cornerstone of American democracy, yet fewer than half of eligible voters show up to the polls. Is it because people don’t believe casting their vote will make a difference? Or is the process too confusing, as the thirteen thousand voting districts across the country each has its voting system?

As we approach the 2020 presidential election, law professor and constitutional expert Kim Wehle offers a comprehensive and engaging guide to the voting process, unraveling the mysteries that shroud American elections and offering an enlightening account of its history and future. In a clear conversational tone, Wehle provides all the information citizens need to become more active in the electoral process.

Are democratic elections in jeopardy in America? Can we expect a secure and stable election in November? Is American democracy in jeopardy? In this discussion, Wehle discussed these questions and more and had a Q&A session with participants.

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Tue Jul 28, 2020
2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT