Jarret Berg, cofounder of VoteEarlyNY, says there’s a lot that’s about to change about voting in New York, and a public education campaign is needed. Following up on our previous conversation about ranked-choice voting, we talk about other ways in which the vote can be suppressed in New York City, and the reforms to combat those issues.
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Jarret Berg is a New York attorney and voting rights advocate with a passion for protecting and advancing civil and political rights. Berg Co-Founded the non-partisan VoteEarlyNY to ensure that the voter access reform policies he helped design and fought to enact would be implemented responsibly. As the former Executive Director of the New York Democratic Lawyers Council (NYDLC), Berg served as statewide Voter Protection Director from 2016-2018 and has participated in election monitoring programs in several states.
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- NY State Board of Elections
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