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Hot Topics, Voting Rights

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM
Sorosis Womans Club of Orlando
501 East Livingston Street
Orlando, FL  32803

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Patricia Grierson
Hot Topics Luncheons
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The FIGHT to Vote and the Future of our Elections

VOTER FRAUD~Are hackers a threat in Florida?

The Election Integrity Commission: a valid search for voter fraud, or an attempt to suppress votes?

Is the request for voter information a violation of privacy, or a valid attempt to ensure that all votes are legitimate? 

And what about hacking? Are the voter rolls safe? 

Get the inside scoop when Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles and Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Michael Ertel outline what is being done to protect voter integrity.

Activist Susan Pynchon, founder of the Florida Fair Elections Commission, who was recently featured in a PBS special on Hacking Democracy, will discuss concerns about the election process.

Moderating will be Michele Levy, a League of Women Voters of Florida Board member, who just headed up a two-year Open Primaries study.


Moderator: Michele Levy

LWV Florida Board Member

LWVOC former Co-President

Open Primaries Study Leader

Panelist:  Bill Cowles

Orange County Supervisor of Elections

Member and Past President of the FL State Association of Supervisors of Elections

Panelist:  Michael Ertel

Seminole County Supervisor of Elections
for the previous 12 Years

In 2013, Ertel was the only American elections official to receive an award at the International Electoral Awards.

Panelist:  Susan R. Pynchon

Florida Fair Elections Coalition, Founder and 
Executive Director

Recently featured in the PBS Documentary, "Hacking Democracy"