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BPC Gathers Election Experts to Prepare for 2024

Washington, DC – With election leaders facing many crises recently, from conspiracy theories and cybersecurity threats to divisive new laws and court rulings, the Bipartisan Policy Center is excited to announce the 2022 Elections Summit on Tuesday, December 6, at Planet Word in Washington, DC. 

“No one person, organization, or state is equipped to deter the threats facing our democracy alone,” said Matthew Weil, executive director of BPC’s Democracy Program. “The resiliency of our election infrastructure depends upon vigorous communication and collaboration. That’s exactly what our Elections Summit will accomplish.” 

“2023 is the last best chance for policymakers to legislate on election administration before the 2024 election,” said Rachel Orey, associate director of elections at BPC. “To protect election integrity and access, the field must come together to communicate, collaborate, and make a plan of action. BPC’s 2022 Elections Summit is where that work begins.” 

The summit will be a day-long event featuring five panel discussions with elected leaders and foremost experts, moderated by journalists on the frontlines of democracy, voting, and election issues. View the full itinerary here. 

Featured speakers: 

  • Jena Griswold, Colorado Secretary of State 
  • Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico Secretary of State 
  • State Senator David G. Argall, Chairman, Pennsylvania State Government Committee 
  • Jessica Huseman, Editorial Director, Votebeat 
  • Lisa Desjardins, U.S. Capitol Correspondent, PBS NewsHour 

Featured panels: 

  • Federal Election Reform in 2023 
  • Election Reform Efforts In 2023 State Legislative Sessions 
  • Election Information and Content Moderation—Review Of 2022 and Projections for the 2024 Campaign 

Register to attend the 2022 Elections Summit in person here. 

Register to attend the 2022 Elections Summit virtually here. 

Note: Select speakers will be available for on-site interviews. Please contact Senior Manager of Media Relations Kyle Fischer with questions.