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EAC Roundtable Discussion: Election Night Reporting for the 2020 Election


Start Time
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:30 PM

End Time
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30 PM

Virtual via Zoom

The roundtable discussion was open to the public and will be livestreamed on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission YouTube Channel: channel/ UCpN6i0g2rlF4ITWhwvBwwZw 
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For Further Information Contact:

Kristen Muthig, Telephone: (202) 897-9285, Email: [email protected].

Supplemental Information:

Purpose: In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), Public Law 94-409, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552b), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) conducted a virtual roundtable discussion on how some state election officials are preparing prepare for election night results reporting and perspectives from a representative from the media and subject matter expert.

Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) held a roundtable discussion on preparing for election night reporting and press coverage on election results. Speakers offered remarks on issues surrounding misinformation and disinformation, unofficial results, managing expectations, ballots received after the election and audits. Speakers answered questions from the EAC Commissioners.

Event Documents


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