NPC to Host Newsmaker: Group to Unveil Voting Rights, Education Plan

Will unveil voter-to-voter effort one day before N.C. primary

Apr 29, 2014, 15:47 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Voter Empowerment Action Project provides voters with information about their rights and requirements to legally cast ballots at the polls. The group will unveil Voter Connect, a program to connect voters in blue states with voters in red states.


  • Yvette Lewis is president of the Voter Empowerment Action Project. Lewis has chaired the Maryland Democratic Party since May 2011.
  • Mark Mellman is CEO of The Mellman Group, a polling and consulting firm for local, national and international political an corporate clients. Mellman is a consultant with the VEAP.
  • Karl Sandstrom, a senior counsel with Perkins Cole, is a nationally recognized expert on government regulation of the political process. Sandstrom is legal counsel for the VEAP.

This Newsmakers news conference is scheduled for Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the club's Zenger Room, on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20045.

Like all Newsmaker events, this news conference is open to credentialed journalists and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

Sean P. Carr, NPC Newsmakers Committee/Host


SOURCE National Press Club