Summit to Focus on Ensuring Election Integrity in Ohio
HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True the Vote and Ohio Voter Protection will hold an Ohio State Summit to discuss election integrity within the state. The summit, held about one week before Labor Day, will feature outstanding speakers and experts on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Speakers include:
- Catherine Engelbrecht, Founder and President of True the Vote
- Ken Blackwell, Columnist and former Ohio Secretary of State
- Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch
- Anita MonCrief, ACORN Whistleblower and publisher of "Emerging Corruption"
- Others to be announced
"We are working to ensure voter integrity in Ohio, a very important swing state in the 2012 Presidential race," said Engelbrecht. "In the last 12 elections, the state has accurately picked the winning presidential candidate. We need to make sure that every vote is counted. We're excited to have some fascinating speakers who will provide us with their thoughts about the challenges related to voter fraud in Ohio."
WHAT: Participants who attend and media who cover the Ohio State Summit will gain access to the latest research findings, legislative updates and training methods that can help interested citizens and inspire activists across the country to strengthen the election process.
Discussions will range from instances of voter fraud within the state to the recent lawsuit filed by Obama for America with the Democratic National Committee and the Ohio Democratic Party over early voting in Ohio, which could be problematic for military voters.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 25, 2012. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. (Lunch Provided)
REGISTRATION: To register, visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/ohio-state-summit/event-summary-0a3063a325a94a4296831dc358c4b704.aspx
The registration fee is $20.
**Media who wish to cover the summit can register at [email protected].
NOTE: Official media credentials and photo ID will be required upon check-in.
WHERE: Holiday Inn, 7007 North High Street, Worthington, OH 43805
WHY: True the Vote is an initiative developed by citizens for citizens to ensure fair and legal elections. The organization strives to inspire and equip volunteers for involvement at every stage of the electoral process. True the Vote promotes ideas that actively protect the rights of all voters, regardless of their political party affiliation. Learn more at www.truethevote.org/.
SOURCE True the Vote