Events

Roundtable Discussion: Voter Registration During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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End time: America/New_York



EAC Roundtable Discussion: Voter Registration During the COVID-19 Pandemic. September 18, 2020 at 1pm

Virtual via Zoom

The roundtable discussion was open to the public and livestreamed on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission YouTube Channel: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpN6i0g2rlF4ITWhwvBwwZw

Purpose:

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) conducted a virtual roundtable discussion on the challenges election administrators and individuals face regarding voter registration during the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss how state and local election offices are responding to those challenges.

Agenda:

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) held a roundtable discussion on the impact that COVID-19 has had on voter registration efforts. The roundtable was moderated by the EAC Commissioners who asked speakers to address the importance of registering and updating voter registration early, the impact of other external factors such as limited hours and closures at state and local departments of motor vehicle offices, as well as what participants have done to combat other voter registration challenges that have developed because of COVID-19.