Election Matters 2024

There’s a lot to keep track of in a presidential election year, and this one is poised to be as fast-paced and demanding as those before. Join us for this special event series throughout the year for crucial analysis of the political landscape and key trends as they shape the 2024 Election.

The Elections Research Center is partnering with the State Democracy Research Initiative to host the Election Matters 2024 event series, bringing together various experts to dissect the most important issues and ongoing developments in all things elections-related.

Register for July 11: Democracy Litigation in SCOTUS & the States

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Gavel on top of absentee ballot to illustrate the court involvement in presidential election

Year in Review: Democracy Litigation in SCOTUS & the States

When: Thurs. July 11, 3-4:15 p.m. CT
Where: Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education (or live-stream)

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Join us in-person or virtually for a panel discussion on significant elections-related court decisions at both the state and federal levels, with a catered reception to follow. Panelists will include Derek Muller (Notre Dame Law School), Rylee Sommers-Flanagan (Upper Seven Law), Pam Karlan (Stanford Law Supreme Court Litigation Clinic), and Gowri Ramachandran (Brennan Center for Justice Democracy Program).

This event is approved for 1.5 CLE credits.

AI & Elections

When: Fri. September 13, 3-4:15 p.m. CT
Where: Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education (or live-stream)

This panel event will discuss issues related to the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) in elections, with a catered reception to follow.

Additional details and registration to come.

Election Subversion

When: Fri. October 18, 3-4:15 p.m. CT
Where: Location TBA (or live-stream)

This panel event will discuss attempts to interfere with and subvert U.S. elections and efforts to address them, with a catered reception to follow.

Additional details and registration to come.

PAST EVENTS: Details & Recordings

Current Challenges to Election Administration

Over the last two election cycles, election administrators have worked under increasing pressure and scrutiny to deliver results both fast and accurately. This panel discussion addresses the ongoing challenges facing election administrators and assesses potential solutions to overcome them, with a catered reception to follow.

Panelists include Edward Foley (OSU Moritz College of Law), Alice Miller (Election Center), Rachel Orey (Bipartisan Policy Center), and Mindy Romero (USC Price School of Public Policy). The panel is moderated by ERC Director Barry Burden (UW-Madison). The event was approved for 1.5 CLE credits.

When: Fri. March 8, 3-4:15 p.m. CT
Where: UW Law School, RM 2260 (or live-stream)

We would like to thank Stafford Rosenbaum LLP for sponsoring this event series

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