Voting in America


On Wednesday, June 11th, The Hill explored U.S. voting and election law, including voter identification, early voting policies, and a look at the day on which elections are held with political leaders, policy makers, thought leaders, and activists.

Moderated by:

Jeffrey Toobin, Legal Analyst for CNN and The New Yorker


The Hon. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), U.S. House of Representatives and House Democratic Whip

The Hon. Trent Lott, Former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader

The Hon. John Larson (D-CT), U.S. House of Representatives

The Hon. Tom Cole (R-OK), U.S. House of Representatives

John Fund, Columnist, National Review Online

Janai Nelson, Associate Director, NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Nicole Austin-Hillery, Washington Director, New York University Brennan Center

Michael Kazin, Professor, Georgetown University

Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute & Co-Founder, Why Tuesday?

Jamin Raskin, Maryland State Senator

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Ilya Somin, Professor, George Mason Law School and Author of Democracy and Political Ignorance

Abigail Thernstrom, Adjunct Scholar, American Enterprise Institute & Former Vice Chair, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

David Winston, President, The Winston Group