Panel to explore electoral reform via November ballot initiatives

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

DATE: 4-5:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

EVENT: “Electoral Reform via Ballot Initiatives: Redistricting, Voter Registration, and Voter Rights in Michigan”

A panel discussion will focus on two initiatives on the November 2018 ballot: Voters Not Politicians (Proposal 2) to reform redistricting and Promote the Vote (Proposal 3) to expand voting and registration opportunities.

The goal of the event is to inform the audience of the pros and cons of the two ballot initiatives, while at the same time fostering civil civic discourse on these policy issues from a variety of perspectives.

The panel includes:

  • Nancy Wang, board president, Voters Not Politicians
  • Sharon Dolente, voting rights strategist, ACLU of Michigan
  • Christopher Thomas, former director of elections for the state of Michigan
  • Richard McLellan, election law attorney
  • John Chamberlin, professor emeritus of political science and public policy,
    moderator

The event is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live at myumi.ch/6vQ8Q.

PLACE: Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium, 735 S. State Street, Ann Arbor

SPONSORS: Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at the U-M Ford School of Public Policy, U-M Department of Political Science, WeListen, Domestic Policy Corps, League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area and U-M Alumni Association

INFORMATION: Contact closup@umich.edu or 734-647-4091.

Author: Admin