Q and A with David Becker | 2015 Legislative Summit

8/3/2015

Seattle  | Aug. 3, 2015

Overview

David Becker directs The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Election Initiatives. He supervises work in election administration, including research and reform efforts to improve military and overseas voting; assess election performance through better data; use technology to provide voters with information they need to cast a ballot; and upgrade voter registration systems. In this role, Becker testifies before state legislatures and other government entities, presents at relevant conferences, serves as a media resource, and identifies and implements partnerships.

In this interview, Becker talks about how states can improve their voter registration systems, what trends have developed in voter registration over the past year, and what to expect in the future as the country approaches a presidential election year.

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