Thursday, September 2, 2021
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Election integrity is at the heart of ongoing debate and two diametrically opposed bills. In Texas, Senate Bill 1 would make it easier to vote and harder to cheat. At the federal level, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act would federalize state elections. Where do these bills stand, and what do they mean for the future of elections in the Lone Star State and beyond? Join TPPF CEO Kevin Roberts as he talks with Ken Cuccinelli, national chairman of the Election Transparency Initiative and Garrett Bess, vice president of Heritage Action, as we answer these timely questions and discuss what other states are doing to secure their elections.


  • Kevin Roberts, Ph.D. (Moderator) – Chief Executive Officer, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Garrett Bess (Panelist) – Vice President, Heritage Action for America
  • Ken Cuccinelli (Panelist) – National Chairman, Election Transparency Initiative; Former Acting Deputy Secretary, Department of Homeland Security