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Why Tuesday? 2012 Kickoff

We hope you will join us this coming Monday, November 7th, as we relaunch Why Tuesday? one year before the 2012 general election with a very special panel event at the Newseum.

“Creating The Voting Rights Act of 2012,” will address current barriers to the franchise, discuss proposed solutions, and call on the President, Congress, and the 2012 presidential candidates to make it easier for people to vote.

Panelists include:

  • William J. Wachtel, Co-Founder, Why Tuesday?
  • Norman J. Ornstein, Co-Founder, Why Tuesday? and resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • David Becker, Director, Election Initiatives, Pew Center on the States
  • Mimi Marziani, Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice
  • Meghan McCain, Author and Why Tuesday? Advisory Board Member
  • Jacob Soboroff, Executive Director, Why Tuesday?
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    Why Tuesday? is a non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2005 to find solutions to increase voter turnout and participation in elections... More

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