Elections Q&A with Daily Kos Elections!

Elections Q&A with Daily Kos Elections!

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Friday, Jul. 12 1:30 PM

Ends: Friday, Jul. 12 2:30 PM

Room: 119A

Join the editors of Daily Kos Elections and some of our smartest colleagues in the business for an in-depth Q&A about all things election-related. Will Democrats hold the House in 2020? Can they take back the Senate? And the big one: What’s going to happen with redistricting? Ask us anything that’s on your mind: We skip all the PowerPoints and presentations and go straight to YOUR questions on any race in the nation you care about. Progressives need to be well-informed about the elections that matter most so we can deploy our limited resources effectively. So if you want to know more about what’s happening in races around the country and what it will means for Democrats, Republicans, and the nation at large, join us!

Moderator

Jeff Singer

Jeff Singer

As Elections Editor at Daily Kos, Jeff is the lead writer of the Morning Digest, Daily Kos’ roundup of key campaign news that gets published each weekday. Jeff is also responsible for the site’s ambitious quadrennial venture to calculate the results of each presidential election for all 435 congressional districts and for the state legislative districts in all 50 states.

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Panelists

Stephen Wolf

Stephen Wolf

Stephen Wolf is an elections staff writer for Daily Kos who focuses on redistricting analysis and voting rights, authoring the weekly Voting Rights Roundup newsletter in addition to contributing to the Daily Kos Morning Digest of each day’s campaign news. Wolf is also an avid cartographer, and his proposed map was chosen by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s bipartisan commission to redraw Maryland’s gerrymandered 6th Congressional District after it was struck down in court.

Other sessions: The End of Gerrymandering: Drawing Fair Maps and Fighting Gerrymanders in Court

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Lala Wu

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Lala is Co-Founder and Director of Engagement & Partnerships at the Sister District Project, which works to gain and maintain Democratic majorities in state legislatures. Sister District does this by organizing its national community of 44,000+ members into local teams, which are “sistered” with 2-3 strategic state legislative candidates per cycle. Volunteer teams then provide field and fundraising support to these candidates, often in other states. Since its founding in 2016, Sister District has raised more than $1.1 million in grassroots dollars and reached out to over 1.1 million voters through phones, texts, postcards, and doors. At Sister District, Lala leads the efforts to build out the organization’s infrastructure to support meaningful, sustained engagement by volunteers and donors both during critical election seasons, and year-round. Prior to co-founding Sister District, Lala practiced law as an environmental attorney. Lala received her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University, and her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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