BI-PARTISAN “TRUSTED ELECTIONS” TOUR COMES TO ALBEMARLE
ALBEMARLE– In an period of hyper-partisanship, Democrats and Republicans in North Carolina have discovered one thing to work on collectively: democracy.
In certainly one of its first initiatives, the NC Community for Truthful, Secure and Safe Elections is internet hosting a sequence of 15 city halls throughout the state, one in every congressional district and a digital occasion for these unable to attend in-person. This Trusted Elections Tour goals to offer data on the electoral course of, construct belief in our voting system, and strengthen civil discourse.
These 90-minute city halls will function cybersecurity specialists, election officers, and election legislation attorneys from either side of the aisle. They may deal with public considerations about digital voting machines and hacking, clarify the safe course of for amassing and counting votes, and advise on how challenges, recounts, and fraud allegations are handled by correct authorized channels.
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The seventh cease of this city corridor sequence will happen in Albemarle on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 6:30-8 p.m. on the Albemarle Neighborhood Theatre – that includes a number of notable panelists, together with:
• Colin Campbell, information editor at Enterprise North Carolina
• Carol Soles, Director of Elections for Cabarrus County
• Beverly Earle, former legislator and present board member of the Mecklenburg Board of Elections
• Invoice Rigsbee, Republican member of the Stanly County Board of Elections
• Zachary Deason, election legislation lawyer
All occasions are free, open to the general public and media. For extra details about the community and the tour schedule, go to www.NCTrustedElections.com.
The North Carolina Community for Truthful, Secure, and Safe Elections is a bipartisan, grassroots effort initiated by The Carter Middle. Led by former Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and former N.C. Supreme Court docket Justice Bob Orr, the community is made up of civic, enterprise, and non secular leaders and residents from either side of the political aisle.
Members will function neighborhood advocates for peaceable political engagement and trusted elections, and work to foster confidence in electoral processes and deal with disinformation.