Trusting the Vote Zoom Series

Join us this fall as we partner with our friends at MAD? Make a Difference for a two-part Zoom series on trusting the vote!

In an election year, we rely on respected community leaders to help us navigate and trust the democratic process. With our democracy under attack by partisans, never has it been more important to hear from local election officials, activists, and candidates than before the Mid-Term Elections.

Join us for September’s panel Trusting the Vote in 2022 on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 12 – 1 p.m.

Please click here to register in advance for this meeting!

Panelists are: Judge James Naftel, Jefferson County Chief Election Official; Jackie Anderson Smith, Jefferson County Circuit Clerk; Mark Pettaway, Jefferson County Sheriff; Cindy Lowry, League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham (VOTE 411); Marva Douglas, Constitution 2022 & Amendment 10); and Maddie Minkoff, of Return My Vote (Voting rights restoration).
As Alabama nears the Mid-Term Election, many voters reflect on the dominance of one-party in the state’s politics and governance. Some wonder if the state truly reflects a democracy when the voices of minority parties are suppressed by a range of mechanisms, from legislative gerrymandering to being ignored by the mainstream media.

Join us for October’s panel Why Your Vote Matters on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 12 – 1 p.m.

Please click here to register in advance for this meeting!

Panelists are: Tabitha Isner, Vice Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party; Wayne Rogers, Chair of the Jefferson County Democratic Party; Dr. Will Boyd, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate; Jared Budlong, Independent Candidate for Governor; and Stephanie Floyd, Democratic Nominee for JEFCOED Board of Education, District 3

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