“Electoral Dysfunction and Some Possible Remedies”, Mar. 20, Waterford
TIME: 7:00 pm
7 p.m., presented by The American Civil Liberties Union of Southeastern Connecticut; the main subjects will be Instant Runoff Voting, a ranked choice voting system used in a growing number of American elections, and the National Popular Vote, a system that awards votes to presidential candidates based on votes received rather than the Electoral College system.
The forum, co-sponsored by Common Cause of Connecticut and the League of Women Voters of Southeastern Connecticut, is free and open to the public.
The forum speakers, who will discuss the pros and cons of each topic, are: Caleb Kleppner, a senior analyst specializing in election administration and vice president of True Ballot, Inc., Northeast Region; Luther Weeks, executive director of CTVotersCount; Andy Schatz, president of the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut and member of the board and executive committee of the national ACLU; and Cheri Quickmire, executive director of Common Cause Connecticut.
Former State Representative Claire Sauer will moderate the forum; free; (860) 434-2936
Waterford Public Library
49 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, CT 06385