Thursday, January 27th | 7pm
Speaker: Andrew Garber - Fellow, Brennan Center's Voting Rights and Elections Program.
This will be a virtual educational forum on the current state of voting rights in Connecticut and the United States. Please use the Zoom login information below to join:
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jan 27, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: State & Federal Voting Rights: What's Next?
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or One tap mobile :
US: +13126266799,,81629365403#,,,,*919811# or +19292056099,,81629365403#,,,,*919811#
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782
Webinar ID: 816 2936 5403
International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdrsf9Bk0Y
The Brennan Center reports: “In 2020, many state courts issued important rulings to protect election administration and ensure access to a free and fair election. In 2021, more than one-third of state legislatures considered bills that would have limited the independence of state courts or made them more political. Of the 153 bills that were introduced, 19 became law across 14 states.”
Connecticut voters this year will decide by referendum whether the state may implement early voting. In addition, the state legislature is expected to vote on whether to make permanent, no-excuse absentee voting.
Audience questions will be submitted and answered via Zoom, following the presentation.
Andrew Garber is a fellow within the Brennan Center's Voting Rights and Elections Program. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, he was a litigation associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where his work focused on commercial litigation along with a wide range of pro bono matters. Garber is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar and served as an articles editor to the Journal of Law and Social Problems. During law school, he also served as a clerk to Senator Chris Coons on the Senate Judiciary Committee, an intern to Judge Paul Gardephe in the Southern District of New York, and an intern in the Bill Drafting Unit of the New York City Council's Legislative Department. Garber holds a BA in political science from Villanova University.