Presidential Commission on Election Administration Event

Date & Time: 02/28/2014 9:00 am - 02/28/2014 4:00 pm

The Moritz Legislation Clinic and Election Law @ Moritz are excited to announce:

“Lessons from the Presidential Commission on Election Administration”

Featuring Bob Bauer and Ben Ginsberg, co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
The Riffe Center 31st Floor Conference Center

Schedule of Events

8:45-9 a.m.  Registration and Welcome

9-9:15 a.m.  Election Administration: The View from Ohio

Hon. Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State

9:15-10 a.m.  PCEA Overview and Report Reception to Date

Bob Bauer and Ben Ginsberg, Co-Chairs of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration

10-11 a.m.  Panel I: What Should Election Administration Look Like Beyond 2016?

Stephane Lavertu, Professor, The Ohio State University Glenn School of Public Affairs
Matt Masterson,
 Deputy Chief of Staff/Chief Information Officer, Ohio Secretary of State
Daniel P. Tokaji, Professor, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Moderator: John Fortier, Director of the Democracy Project, Bipartisan Policy Center

11-11:15 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.  Panel II: What Should Be Accomplished for the November 2016 Election?

David Becker, Director, Election Initiatives, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Carrie Davis, Executive Director, League of Women Voters of Ohio
Chris Thomas, Michigan Director of Elections

Moderator: John Fortier, Director of the Democracy Project, Bipartisan Policy Center

12:15-1:45 p.m.  Lunch Break (on your own)

1:45-2:45 p.m. Panel III: What Can We Do Right Now to Strengthen Election Administration?

Bill Anthony, Franklin County Director of Elections
Karla Herron, Delaware County Director of Elections & Immediate Past President, Ohio Association of
Election Officials
Hon. Michael Stinziano
Ohio House of Representatives

Moderator: Steve Huefner, Professor, Moritz College of Law

2:45-3 p.m.  Break

3-4 p.m.  Panel IV: Prospects for Professionalizing the Field of Election Administration

Bob Bauer, Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration
Ben Ginsberg, Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration
Matt Damschroder, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State & Director of Elections, Ohio Secretary of State
Ned Foley, Professor, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Charles Stewart
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Moderator: Steve Huefner, Professor, Moritz College of Law

 4 p.m. Conclusion

The conference has been approved for five hours of CLE credit.

For biographies on our presenters, please see the attached file – election administration presenters final

2014-02-27

Registration deadline has passed.