Voice of the Voters: NY HAVA Plan, Bo Lopari hosts

2008/01/09 - 18:00
2008/01/09 - 19:00
Etc/GMT-8

New York State, US District Court, and the DOJ

"Voice of the Voters!" Radio/Internet
Wednesday, January, 9 8 PM Eastern, 5 PM Pacific

Special Guests:
Bo Lopari, Barbara Bartoletti and Doug Kellner

Bo Lopari, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Verified Voting, leads a key discussion/analysis on the Department of Justice lawsuit, the plan submitted last week by the State Board of Elections, and
what it means for the future of voting in New York State.

New York's leading election integrity advocate Bo Lipari will guest host tonight's program focusing on the Department of Justice lawsuit and the recent Court hearing. He'll report on the December 20 hearing, Friend of the Court briefs submitted by citizen groups and election commissioners, Judge Sharpe's caustic comments, and the compliance plan submitted by the State Board of Elections.
Bo's guests include:

Barbara Bartoletti, Legislative Director of the League of Women Voters of New York State

Barbara Bartoletti is well known in New York State representing the New York League in the Legislature, the Governor's office, and media all around the state. She's an experienced, dynamic advocate for open government and has 25 years of experience fighting for honest and accurate elections in New York.

Doug Kellner, Co-Chair of the New York State Board of Elections

Douglas A. Kellner has served as Co-Chair of the New York State Board of Elections since 2005. Prior to serving on the New York State Board, Doug served as a commissioner on the New York City Board of Elections from 1993 to 2005. Commissioner Kellner has been an outspoken advocate for improving the voting process in New York while insisting on transparency, verifiability, accuracy and uniformity in voting procedures.

As always, the incomparable John Gideon of Voters Unite will be on hand to share up-to-the-minute voting news and analysis you won't hear anywhere else.

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"Voice of the Voters!" is an hour devoted to voting rights and election reform. Ultimately it is an exploration of Representative Democracy itself and the responsibilities of citizens and their elected representatives. It airs every Wednesday night at 8:00 PM ET on 1360 AM and on the Internet. (http://wnjc.duxpond.com/)

Note: If you use dial up internet, it is best to turn off all other programs in order to receive clearest broadcast.

Listeners can call in questions live at 856-227-1360 and submit questions in advance at the Voice of the Voters website.
Voice of the Voters is Heard on
1360 AM, Philadelphia's Renaissance Radio,
and the Internet (http://wnjc.duxpond.com/ )
Wednesday, January 9 -- 8PM ET
or through www.voiceofthevoters.org
(archives, podcast; recent shows)

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