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Your Voice, Your Vote: Election 2020

Election 2020 Virtual Speaker Series

As the nation looks ahead to the 2020 presidential election, the Center for Civic Engagement is committed to helping students amplify their voices and become registered, informed voters. The CCE is here to help you navigate this election and answer your questions. Learn more about our drop-in voter registration and sessions for making a voter plan. View the full schedule below. 

*Email for Zoom links

Conquering Crisis: Defending and Expanding Voting Rights Amid COVID-19

September 17 (Constitution Day) | 12:15-1:30 pm

Featuring Cheryl Clyburn Crawford, Executive Director, MassVOTE and First Vice President, NAACP-Boston Branch.

Topics on the Campaign Trail: Public Health and Health Disparities

October 1 | 12:15-1:30 pm 

Featuring Lara Cartwright-Smith, George Washington University and Sara Moore, Professor, Sociology, Salem State


Ranked Choice Voting: Impacts for Democracy and Representation

October 6 | 11 am-12 pm

Featuring Cynthia Terrell, Founder and Executive Director of RepresentWomen and Co-Founder of Fair Vote.


An Insider’s View of Congress: COVID-19 and the Future of Social Security, Medicare and Unemployment Compensation

October 8 | 12:15-1:30 pm

Featuring Michael Evans, SSU Alum and Chief Counsel of US Senate Finance Committee.


Discerning Fact from Fiction

October 21 | 10:45 am-12:15 pm

Featuring Professor Kristin Pangallo, Chemistry and Physics and Professor Cindy Vincent, Media and Communication.


Myths and Realities: Vote by Mail and Voter Interference

October 23 | 12:15-1:30 pm

Featuring Federal Election Commissioner, Ellen Weintraub


Post-Election Wrap-up

November 5 | 1:30-2:30 pm

Featuring Professor Dan Mulcare, Political Science


Please reach out for support in registering to vote and making a voting plan, and join us for informative and lively virtual events as part of our speaker series. To get involved, ask questions and request Zoom links, please email

Cynthia Lynch
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