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So we voted ... now what? League of Women Voters presents virtual post-election panel

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Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:45 am

More citizens voted in 2020 than ever in history. Former Vice President Joe Biden is on track to be inaugurated Jan. 20, 2021. But many questions remain – from control of the Senate, to the impact of local elections, to the future of the country’s noble experiment in democracy.

A distinguished panel assembled by the League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara will consider some of these topics during a free virtual program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19.

Panelists include Lee Coppola, dean (retired), St. Bonaventure University School of Journalism; Peter Yacobucci, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, SUNY Buffalo State; and Robert J. McCarthy, political reporter, The Buffalo News. 

Persons wishing to attend the program must register by Monday, Nov. 16, via email to [email protected]. The program is free, but an email address must be provided in order to receive Zoom participation instructions.

The League of Women Voters is a good government organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. It never supports political parties or candidates. Membership in the LWV is open to men and women of all ages. With more than 90 years of experience and 800 local and state affiliates, the league is one of America’s most trusted grassroots organizations. 

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