Posted on June 17, 2020 (June 17, 2020) Election Protection Share: On Thursday, June 18, Free Speech For People Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh will be joining a panel of experts to discuss ways to protect and broaden voter access during the COVID-19 pandemic. The LSU Reilly Center For Media And Public Affairs will host the virtual event, entitled Voting in a Pandemic: COVID-19 & the 2020 Election. The event aims to explore historical implications for the potential impact of COVID-19 on upcoming elections, including the 2020 presidential election. Free Speech For People recently published a Guide for Safe Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic, which outlines necessary changes for a safe, accessible, and trustworthy election in November. The report also identifies voting machines themselves as possible vectors of infection and offers guidelines for limiting the spread of the virus. Register for Thursday’s event here — scroll down that page to find the June 18 event.