This webinar brings together experts in elections and election law to consider whether the United States is prepared to run a fair, safe, and legitimate election process in the midst of the pandemic. Among the topics for discussion are the role of absentee balloting, social media and election misinformation, and voter confidence in the election process.

This event is presented in conjunction with the UCI Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy.

  • Julia Azari, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, Marquette University
  • Mindy Romero, Founder and Director, Center for Inclusive Democracy
  • Martin Wattenberg, Professor of Political Science, UC Irvine


  • Moderated by Rick Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, UCI Law


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