Secretaries Chertoff, Hagel, and Panetta to headline virtual launch event tomorrow for bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity

What: The Launch of the National Council on Election Integrity

When: Tuesday, October 27, from 5 – 6:15 PM EDT

How: RSVP to attend this event here.


The COVID-19 pandemic and a volatile political landscape are creating unprecedented challenges that must be addressed to hold a safe and secure election this year. 

Against this backdrop, a bipartisan group of more than 40 government, political, and civic leaders created the National Council on Election Integrity to ensure that every American’s vote is counted this November.

Issue One and Fix the System invite you to attend a virtual launch event for the National Council on Election Integrity TOMORROW, October, 27, from 5 – 6:15 PM EDT.

Please join several members of this newly formed bipartisan council for a virtual discussion about why it’s important to unite across party lines to vigorously defend the legitimacy of the 2020 election. 

RSVP to attend this online event here.

Speakers will include:

  • Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff (R)
  • Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (R-NE)
  • Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (D-CA)
  • Issue One Co-Founder and CEO Nick Penniman
  • Fix the System Co-Founder and Managing Director Nilmini Rubin
  • New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter
  • New America’s Digital Impact and Governance Initiative Director Tomicah Tillemann

As members of this new bipartisan council, Secretaries Michael Chertoff, Chuck Hagel, and Leon Panetta will discuss how the National Council on Election Integrity plans to support a free, fair, and constitutional democratic process — both before and after Election Day. New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter will moderate the discussion.


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National Council on Election Integrity — a bipartisan group of more than 40 government, political, and civic leaders who are devoted to defending the legitimacy of our elections — is a project of Issue One. The National Council on Election Integrity is sponsoring the Count Every Vote campaign to ensure that every American’s vote is counted. The full list of the more than 40 former elected officials, former Cabinet secretaries, retired military officials, and civic leaders who comprise the National Council on Election Integrity can be found online here.