Master class: Election reporting in the time of COVID-19

  • Event: 2020 IRE Conference (Virtual)
  • Speaker: TBA
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Sep. 24 at 12:00pm
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
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This workshop will focus on how to cover voting during this year’s historic pandemic election. ProPublica voting rights reporter Jessica Huseman and Electionland partner manager Rachel Glickhouse will provide a primer on covering election administration, how to report on voting problems responsibly, and key COVID-related issues affecting the election this year. This workshop will cover:

* How vote by mail works

* Voting technology

* Problems at the polling place

* The vote-counting and certification process

* Covering voting-related misinformation

* Where to find voting data and reporting resources

Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. This class is from noon - 4 p.m. (ET)

NOTE: Registration is required for this session. Click here to sign up.

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