Protecting the Right to Vote: Best and Worst Practices

Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Protecting the Right to Vote: Best and Worst Practices

CHAIRMAN RASKIN'S OPENING STATEMENT

PURPOSE

The hearing will examine election practices that: (1) maximize access to the ballot for eligible voters; and (2) disenfranchise eligible voters or increase obstacles to voting.

WITNESSES

Myrna Perez
Deputy Director, Democracy Program
Brennan Center for Justice

Leigh Chapman
Director, Voting Rights Program
​The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Dale Ho
Director, Voting Rights Project
American Civil Liberties Union

Kaylan Phillips
Litigation Counsel
Public Interest Legal Foundation

Issues: 
116th Congress