NY's Path to Ranked Choice Voting: Staten Island Forum

March 11, 2021  
Webinar
Webinar
Thursday
2:00PM - 3:15PM
Presented By Spectrum
Event Description

The virtual forum is part of a five-part series bringing together policymakers, leaders from government, advocacy professionals, academia, media, technology and more.

New York voters will see a big change in the next election cycle with the implementation of ranked-choice voting. Our diverse panel will discuss the major issues on ranked choice voting and its effect on Staten Island. Topics to be addressed include the following:

-How exactly will ranked-choice voting work in New York City? 

-What are the pros and cons? Who benefits? Who is disadvantaged? 

-How to inform voters? Risk of confusion? 

-How will this affect campaigning? Less negative campaigning? Coalition campaigning?

-What kinds of candidates will benefit from this? Who will be hurt by it? 

Speakers
Dianne Morales is running an optimistic campaign for mayor of New York City.
Dianne Morales
NYC Mayoral Candidate
AY
Andrew Yang
NYC Mayoral Candidate
DK
Douglas A. Kellner
Co-Chair, New York State Board of Elections
FM
Frank Morano
Host, “The Other Side of Midnight," TalkRadio 77 WABC
Agenda
2:00pm

Opening Remarks By TBD, Charter Communications

2:10pm

Mayoral Candidate Interviews

Dianne Morales, NYC Mayoral Candidate

Andrew Yang, NYC Mayoral Candidate

2:20pm

Roundtable Discussion 

New York voters will see a big change in the next election cycle with the implementation of ranked-choice voting. Our diverse panel will discuss the major issues on ranked choice voting and its effect on Staten Island. Topics to be addressed include the following:

-How exactly will ranked-choice voting work in New York City? 

-What are the pros and cons? Who benefits? Who is disadvantaged? 

-How to inform voters? Risk of confusion? 

-How will this affect campaigning? Less negative campaigning? Coalition campaigning?

-What kinds of candidates will benefit from this? Who will be hurt by it?

Panelists: 

Douglas A. Kellner, Co-Chair, New York State Board of Elections
Frank Morano, Host, “The Other Side of Midnight," TalkRadio 77 WABC

3:10pm

Closing Remarks

3:15pm

Session Concludes

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