Defending the 2024 Election Today: How Down-Ballot 2022 Wins Can Protect 2024

Defending the 2024 Election Today: How Down-Ballot 2022 Wins Can Protect 2024

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Saturday, Aug. 20 2:00 PM (Eastern)

Ends: Saturday, Aug. 20 3:00 PM (Eastern)

From election defense ballot initiatives in Arizona and Michigan to down-ballot races for pivotal election administration positions, there are places where progressive energy can make a huge impact on outcomes for this year and beyond. Through smart investments, we can preserve a strong foundation for a progressive comeback and seed the next round of committed progressive officeholders and policies. The panel will give an in-depth strategic assessment of the state of play and speak to policy achievements we can secure by winning.

Moderator

Panelists

Joel Edman

Joel Edman (he/him) has been deeply engaged in Arizona’s politics since being organized by dear friends in his youth. He attended Arizona State University and worked on various local and statewide campaigns before graduating from Harvard Law School in 2013. After clerking at the Arizona Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court of Arizona, with a fellowship at the ACLU of Arizona in between, Joel has had the privilege of being a full-time democracy advocate. He’s also an obsessive Suns and NBA fan, and proud dog papa to Dax.

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