The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The NAACP Voter Fund present
The 2000 Election:
Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead for Voting in America
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. 9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
9:10 – 10:30 a.m.
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW Thursday, December 17, 2015 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Opening Remarks: Wade Henderson, President &CEO,
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Panel # 1: Recap of The 2000 Election and Emergence of Modern Election Protection
Moderator: Lisa Bornstein, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Historic Voter Mobilization in 2000: Greg Moore, NAACP-National Voter Fund
Lessons learned from Florida 2000 and Continuing Barriers to Voting: Liz Kennedy, Demos
Outgrowth of Election Protection Programs: Marcia Johnson-Blanco, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Best Practices for Effective Election Administration: Allegra Chapman, Common Cause Remarks: Findings from the 2000 Florida Hearings of US Commission on Civil Rights:
Eddie Hailes, Advancement Project
Panel # 2: Election Administration and Voting Machine Integrity in 2016 Elections
Moderator: Adam Ambrogi, The Democracy Fund
Summary of Brennan Center Report on Voting Machines: Chris Famighelli,
Brennan Center at NYU
EAC Preparation for 2016 Elections: Thomas Hicks, US Election Assistance Commission,
Update on Voting Machine Certification Process: Matt Masterson, US Election Assistance Commission
How SOSs are preparing for the 2016 Elections: Leslie Reynolds, National Association of Secretaries of State
10:30 – 10:40 a.m. 10:45 – 12:15 p.m.