Thursday, September 10, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Americans have a superpower: voting. Democracy’s most constructive mechanism for self-improvement, voting is every citizen’s right, privilege, and civic duty. So how can we make sure we vote safely during Covid-19?
Join us for a virtual discussion with Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill who will walk us through the processes for both absentee and in-person voting, addressing our confusion and concern regarding health risks as well as election integrity. There will be time for Q&A at the end.
About the Presenter
As Connecticut's chief elections official, Denise Merrill has focused on modernizing Connecticut's elections. Secretary Merrill has supported and expanded democratic participation, ensuring that every citizen's rights and privileges are protected and that every vote is counted accurately. She has worked to expand voter participation through Election Day and online voter registration. She has also improved Connecticut's democratic accountability and integrity with a series of rapid response processes to Election Day problems.