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Debating Taboos: Mandatory Voting: Patriotic or Undemocratic?
Monday, June 27, 2011
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Carnegie Institute of Washington
1530 P Street, NWWashington, DC 20005
Mark Green, moderator.
A public interest lawyer, an elected public official, an honors graduate of both Cornell University and Harvard Law School, Green is the author/editor of 22 books, and is a TV/radio commentator.
Norman Ornstein, arguing for mandatory voting.
Ornstein is a long-time scholar of Congress and politics. He writes a weekly column for Roll Call and is an election analyst for CBS News.
Fred Smith, arguing against mandatory voting.
Smith is the founder & president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free market public policy group and international NGO in DC. He is also an author of many works.