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EL@M Election Year Panel with Guest Tova Wang
Date: Monday, September 24, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Room/Location: Saxbe Auditorium
Sponsor(s): Election Law
Contact: Daphne Meimaridis
Election Law @ Moritz Faculty welcomes Tova Andrea Wang, a nationally known expert on election reform and political participation, Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos, and author of the recently published book, The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote.
Tova Wang’s work focuses on primarily on voting rights, but she has also done significant research and writing on civil rights and liberties, immigration, campaign finance reform and media reform.
She was the Executive Director of The Century Foundation's Post-2004 Election Reform Working Group, comprised of many of the preeminent election law scholars in the country. In 2001, she was staff person to the National Commission on Federal Election Reform, co-chaired by former Presidents Carter and Ford. She is the author of numerous election reform reports.
Her commentary on this subject has appeared in numerous print media outlets and she has frequently appeared on national radio and television, including NBC's the Today Show, ABC Nightly News, ABC Good Morning America, CBS Morning News, CNN, C-Span's Washington Journal, MSNBC, CBS Evening News, and NPR. She has been a featured speaker at a number of national election reform conferences and forums and has provided her expertise to members of Congress and state legislators, as well as advocates and legislators from around the world.
She is also a Democracy Fellow at The Century Foundation.
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