Events

Roundtable Discussion: Voter Turnout and Trends For People with Disabilities During the 2020 General Election

Start time:
End time: America/New_York

Virtual


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Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will hold a roundtable discussion on a new report released by the EAC and the Program for Disability Research at Rutgers University. The report highlights new data on turnout for citizens with disabilities from the federal government’s Current Population Survey Voting Supplement for November 2020 and provides additional context for the EAC comprehensive national report released in February 2021, Disability and Voting Accessibility in the 2020 Elections. Professor Lisa Schur, Co-Director of the Program for Disability Research at Rutgers University and Distinguished Professor Douglas Kruse, Co-Director of the Program for Disability Research at Rutgers University will join the EAC Commissioners to discuss the findings on voter turnout, methods of voting, and other trends for voters with disabilities from the 2020 general election.

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) will conduct a virtual roundtable discussion on a new report analyzing voter turnout among citizens with disabilities during the 2020 general election.

 

Virtual via Zoom

Commission YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpN6i0g2rlF4ITWhwvBwwZw

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kristen Muthig, Telephone: (202) 897-9285, Email: kmuthig@eac.gov