Expecting the Unexpected: Election Day in America
- Benjamin L. Ginsberg, Veteran Republican Election Lawyer and CNN Commentator
- Joshua Geltzer, Founding Executive Director, Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection, Georgetown University Law Center
- Katie Biber, Former General Counsel to Romney for President
While uncertainty underpins so many aspects of life in 2020, one thing is certain: No one knows exactly what will happen on—and after—November 3rd in America. With Election Day turned into an election season, questions loom, as states adapt to altered voting procedures, a large influx of mail-in ballots, and early voting in huge numbers across the country. Meanwhile, President Trump is already casting doubt about the system, suggesting that he may not accept the result should Democratic candidate Joe Biden outperform him. Come November, America may be facing a tough political, and potentially legal, fight that could grip a nation still reeling from the pandemic.
What are the different scenarios that could play out on Election Day and in the days, weeks, and months after? Join us for a discussion with leading U.S. legal experts to discuss what to expect and what role precedents and constitutional controls will play in the process.
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