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If Everyone Voted

Trevor Potter, Janai Nelson, María Teresa Kumar, and Kim Wehle in conversation with E.J. Dionne Jr.
Introduction by Jeb Brooks

Sep 15, 2020

Voting is a cornerstone of American democracy and yet in any given election, only 50 to 60% of eligible Americans vote, a rate that puts America behind many developed nations. What would happen if 80 … 90 ... or even 100% showed up on Election Day? Join us as we ask why democracy works better when more people participate and what changes when more people vote.

Trevor Potter

Trevor Potter is Founder and President of Campaign Legal Center, a leading nonpartisan legal advocacy organization based in Washington DC …

Janai Nelson

Janai S. Nelson is Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) …

María Teresa Kumar

María Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino’s founding president, is an American activist and social entrepreneur …

Kimberly Wehle

Kimberly Wehle (pronounced "Whale-ee") is law professor, author, lawyer and former CBS News legal analyst …

E.J. Dionne Jr.

E.J. Dionne Jr. is a syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution …

Jeb Brooks

Jeb Brooks founded the Jack Brooks Foundation, an apolitical non-profit focused on increasing citizen participation in the voting process in 2017 …

Categories: News & Politics


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