October 2020 Meeting – Election Law 101

Cyberspace – The Judge Harris Group presented “Election Law 101” for the October Meeting, which again was successfully virtual. 

The presentation was moderated by Chris Jackson (Partner, Holland and Hart), and the presenters were: Matt Grove (currently working at the Colorado Court of Appeals, but formerly an election lawyer for the Colorado Attorney General’s Office); and Melissa Polk (formerly of the Colorado Secretary of State office under Jenna Griswold).

The panel presented a fascinating overview of election law and addressed many timely and important topics. They addressed many timely and important topics including the evolution of Colorado’s mail in ballot system, potential lawsuits involving voter intimidation, the roll of poll watchers, and what to expect with the 2020 election.