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Modern Election Law and Voting Rights Challenges

Thursday, June 2, 2022
11 AM - 12 PM
Cost: $35 (Scholarships Available - See Below)
Credits: CLE

 

REGISTER

Registration closes on Wednesday, June 1 at 5 PM.
This webinar will also be recorded and all registrants will receive a link to view this recording.


Webinar Overview

From the Washington Voting Rights Act (WVRA) in 2018 to court challenges and new legislation, the state has a seen a lot of changes related to voting and elections. This webinar will explore recent legal challenges and the resulting case law involving the Washington Voting Rights Act, elections, and redistricting.


Educational Objectives

This webinar will provide a solid understanding of the legal landscape and potential challenges facing election administrators and the attorneys representing them by covering the following topics:

  • A review of the WVRA and local government responsibilities under the law
  • Court challenges brought to local governments under the WVRA
  • Court challenges brought to local governments under the redistricting process
  • A review of recent legislation impacting local elections offices

Who Should Attend?

Local government attorneys, election administrators and staff, and elected officials.


Presenters

  • Callie Castillo, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC. Callie is a shareholder at Lane Powell PC where her practice focuses on regulatory advice and complex litigation for public and private sector clients. Callie frequently provides counsel on electoral issues and represents local governments in election-related lawsuits. Prior to joining Lane Powell, Callie was a Deputy Solicitor General in the Washington Attorney General’s Office. Callie represented the Washington Secretary of State in election-related matters, including defending challenges to the State’s electoral college and initiative processes.
  • Flannary Collins, Managing Attorney, MRSC. Flannary first joined MRSC as a legal consultant in August 2013 after serving as assistant city attorney for the city of Shoreline where she advised all city departments on a wide range of issues. At MRSC, Flannary enjoys providing legal guidance to municipalities on all municipal issues, including the OPMA, PRA, and personnel. She also serves on the WSAMA Board of Directors as Secretary-Treasurer.

Credits

This training is eligible for:

  • 1.0 hour CLE credit from the Washington State Bar Association (Pending Approval)

Training Scholarships

  • The Washington Counties Risk Pool (WCRP) will provide two (2) training scholarships per member-county for this webinar. Those wishing to take advantage of the offer are asked to contact your county risk manager to request the registration code before you register. To learn if you are a WCRP member or if you have questions about scholarship opportunities, please contact MemberServices@wcrp.wa.gov.
  • Read about other scholarship opportunities.

Payment Policy: Payment for this webinar is completed online by credit card only. If you need to be billed, there will be a $5.00 administrative fee added to your registration fee. Please contact jrice@mrsc.org if you need to request an invoice for this webinar.

Refund Policy: Refunds of the webinar fee will be provided in full if registration is canceled before Wednesday, June 1 at 11:59 PM. After that, refunds will be provided minus a $5.00 administrative fee up until the start of the webinar. Please contact jrice@mrsc.org if you need to request a refund on the morning of the webinar.

If you are registered for the webinar and unable to attend, you will still be able to view the recorded webinar afterwards. However, if you cancel your registration, you will not receive a link to the recording.


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