The National Commission on Voting Rights is holding a public hearing in Columbus, Ohio, Friday for anyone with a stake in Indiana and Ohio elections. The event is part of a series of nationwide hearings held to collect testimony on the current landscape of voting and elections in the U.S.
The Columbus event is organized by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. A panel of voting rights and elections experts will receive testimony on topics including voter turnout issues, voting discrimination and access to the ballot for people with disabilities.
There will be an opportunity for voters to testify about their experiences. It runs from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For more information about the event and to register, visit the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law website.