This Is What Democracy Looked Like A Short History of the Printed Ballot Tickets

Join us as we discuss how the humble ballot illuminates the noble but highly flawed process at the heart of our American democracy. Alicia Cheng traces the visual story of the ballot, from early handwritten tickets to colorful and typographically outlandish examples from that time. Responding to the explosive growth of an evolving electorate as well as a legacy of fraud, the struggle for suffrage, and concerns about voting security, the ballot reveals insights into our electoral process both past and present.

When & Where
Wed, Sep 30, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM MDT