Pitt Cyber is hosting a series of special events discussing state-level approaches to election security, accessibility, and preparations for the 2022 elections – and what it means for American democracy. These bipartisan events are open to the public and will be held virtually or in a hybrid format.
Securing Your Vote: Pennsylvania's 2022 Election
Join Pitt Cyber Founding Director David Hickton for a discussion about Pennsylvania's election administration, as well as challenges to our elections and to democracy posed by disinformation.
October 11 | 12:00 PM via Zoom
Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD) in conversation with Pitt Cyber
Congressman Raskin joined Pitt Cyber and the Institute of Politics to discuss threats to American elections and democracy - and his optimism for the American experiment.
Matt Masterson in Conversation with Pitt Cyber
Microsoft Democracy Forward Director of Information Integrity, Matt Masterson. Mr. Masterson spoke with Director Hickton about disinformation and threats to American elections and democracy, including his recent publication, "Zero Trust." Hosted by Pitt Cyber and the Institute of Politics.
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson in Conversation with Pitt Cyber Founding Director David Hickton
Secretary Benson and Director Hickton spoke at length about the importance of maintaining faith and trust in American democracy, as well as what steps should be taken to continue to ensure the security of our elections. Watch the full event here. Hosted by Pitt Cyber and the Institute of Politics.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in Conversation with Pitt Cyber Founding Director David Hickton
Secretary Raffensperger and Director Hickton spoke about election security, the future of democracy in America, and ways citizens who disagree can have open and constructive conversations. Watch the full event here. Hosted by Pitt Cyber and the Institute of Politics.
Pennsylvania’s Elections: Threats, Strengths, and What Might Lie Ahead
Pitt Cyber policy director Chris Deluzio spoke with a panel of elections experts about the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s elections and opportunities looking forward. They discussed post-election audits, trust in elections and democracy, and other election-related issues facing the Commonwealth.