Watertown Library’s Democracy Talks Focusing on Future of Voting Rights


The Watertown Free Public Library’s Democracy Talks will host a talk on “The Future of Voting Rights: 2018 and Beyond,” the library announced

During the event, the sixth in the Library’s ongoing series, Professor Rachael Cobb of Suffolk University will talk about what’s at stake in the 2018, according to the event announcement.

Cobb is an associate professor and chair of the Government Department at Suffolk. She studies elections, election administration, the electoral politics, civic engagement and political participation. She established the University Pollworkers Project, a non-partisan program designed to recruit college students to serve as poll workers in partnership with the City of Boston’s Election Department.

The event will be on  Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Watertown Savings Bank Room at the Watertown Library, 123 Main St., Watertown.

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