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Date: June 11, 2013
Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m. (Registration begins 4:00 p.m.)
Location: Bechtel Conference Center at PPIC
500 Washington Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA
California's electorate is the largest and most diverse in the nation. How well is our election system working for state residents? What efforts should be made to improve it? A panel of experts will discuss these questions and address a range of topics critical to California's democracy, from access to the ballot to transparency in campaign finance.


4:00 p.m. Registration begins

4:30 p.m. Welcome
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

4:35 p.m. Presentation
Eric McGhee, research fellow, PPIC

4:40 p.m. Conversation and Q&A
Moderator: Scott Shafer, host and reporter, The California Report, KQED

Ann Ravel, chair, California Fair Political Practices Commission

Allan Zaremberg, president, California Chamber of Commerce

5:30 p.m. Reception

6:00 p.m. Adjourn

Advance registration is requested. Space is limited. There is no charge to attend.