From Personal to Policy: Make Your Vote Matter

Date: 
Tue, Aug 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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A Conversation about voting rights and redistricting. Hear from local speakers about why this issue matters now, and how it affects the vote you cast at the ballot box.

Moderator: Dr Kevin Deegan-Krause - Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University, specializing in political parties and electoral systems and presenter on redistricting for Voters Not Politicians/Count MI Vote.

Panelists:

Mark Brewer - Election law and labor attorney. Presided over Michigan's first-ever state-wide General Election recount in December 2016. Former chair of the Michigan Democratic Party.

Jocelyn Benson - Former Dean of Wayne State University of Law School and author of State Secretaries of State: Guardians of the Democratic Process.

Erica Peresman - Lawyer and voting rights activist. Founder and director of the Michigan Voting Rights Project, which advocates for modernization of Michigan's election laws and improvement of local election administration.

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Location: 
The Office Coffee Shop
Address: 
402 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

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