Defenders of Democracy: A Conversation with Secretaries of State Brad Raffensperger and Natalie Tennant

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Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Speakers:
Brad Raffensperger
Natalie Tennant
Abby Phillip
Co-Sponsors:
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

America’s secretaries of state – the people who often serve as our states’ chief elections officials – are on the frontlines of administering fair elections and protecting our sacred right to vote. Join us in the Forum for a discussion with Republican Brad Raffensperger, secretary of state of Georgia, and Democrat Natalie Tennant, IOP resident fellow and former secretary of state of West Virginia, for a post-midterms conversation on the integrity of our electoral system and threats to our democracy. CNN Senior Political Correspondent Abby Phillip ‘10, a member of the Institute of Politics Senior Advisory Committee, will moderate the conversation.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School.

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