Voting Machine Forums in NYC

Public Forum in NYC, Oct. 19, 2006
NEW YORK’S SELECTION OF VOTING MACHINES: How secure are electronic voting systems? What measures can be taken to make sure votes are accurately counted?
Thursday, October 19, 2006, 6:00 PM
New York County Lawyers’ Association
14 Vesey Street (between Broadway and Church Street) in NYC
Speakers:
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Doug Kellner, Democratic Election Commissioner and Co-Chair of the New York State Board of Elections
Larry Norden, Counsel at the Brennan Center at NYU Law School and Chair of the Brennan Center Task Force on Voting System Security
The forum is sponsored by the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Election Law Committee, Civil Rights Committee, and Women’s Rights Committee.
RSVP to: dlamb at nycla.org and write Election Law Forum in subject line or fax 212-406-9252.
Entrance and facilities for those with disabilities are available.
For wheelchair access, a ramp is provided. Please call 212-267-6646 at least one day in advance to make arrangements.
Questions to Ask at the Oct. 19 forum
Public Forum in NYC, Oct. 25, 2006
MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT: A Forum On New Voting Technology
Wednesday, Octoer 25th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 64th Street at Central Park West.
Panelists:
Adam Cohen, New York Times Editorial writer, will moderate a panel of experts and elected officials to explore what kind of voting machines will be selected for New York City by the end of this year. Invited panelists include Douglas Kellner, Co-Director, New York State Board of Elections; Bo Lipari, Executive Director, New Yorkers for Verfied Voting; Mark Crispin Miller, New York University professor and author; Jerrold Nadler, Member, U.S. Congress; John Ravitz, Executive Director, New York City Board of Elections, and others.
The forum is hosted by Community Free Democrats and Democracy for New York City, and is sponsored by the New York Society for Ethical Culture and the Sierra Club-NYC Group. The event is non-partisan and free to the public. For more information call 212-252-4918.

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