Virtual Event: Democracy in Crisis

The non-partisan event, co-sponsored by the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion and the non-profit Keep Our Republic, was an open discussion about election challenges and solutions.

By: Kristine Yahna Todaro  Friday, September 18, 2020 04:07 PM

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Join Democracy in Crisis: Elections in 2020, a non-partisan, virtual event open to all on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m.

The event is co-sponsored by the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion and 
Keep Our Republic, a Washington, DC, based non-profit which aims to "discover, highlight and prevent an array of extraordinary threats to the integrity of the 2020 Election and Transition."

Former Congressman and Majority Leader Dick GephardtCommittee of Seventy President and CEO David Thornburgh, and veteran constitutional lawyer Mary McCord of Georgetown Law School will host an open discussion about the election challenges and solutions, moderated by Christopher Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion.

The 2020 election presents unprecedented challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, threats of foreign interference and social unrest. Experts predict that full election results may not be available for many days or even weeks after November 3. Pennsylvania is a pivotal state that must put in place measures to ensure the integrity of the election process.

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About Muhlenberg College
Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private liberal arts college offering baccalaureate and graduate programs. With an enrollment of nearly 2,000 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences; selected preprofessional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health; and progressive workforce-focused post-baccalaureate certificates and master’s degrees. Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles west of New York City, Muhlenberg is a member of the Centennial Conference, competing in 23 varsity sports. Muhlenberg is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.