The Impact of Your Vote
How your vote up and down the ballot affects the issues you care about
Wednesday, October 14 @ 6:30 PM EST
This is a non-partisan event hosted by MITvote featuring:
- Bina Venkataramaan who teaches in STS at MIT and is the editor of Boston Globe’s editorial page as well as a former climate policy expert in the Obama White House.
- Jared Evans, policy counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund
- MIT’s own Charles Stewart, professor in Course 17, director of the CalTech/MIT Voting Technology Project and co-founder of the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project
The panel will be moderated by David Goldston, director of the MIT Washington Office. Panelists will be discussing how your vote counts in a multitude of 2020 elections, far beyond the presidency, and how these elections have a serious impact on the topics that matter to you, like climate change, racial justice and other issues impacting young people.