Kathy Boockvar

Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Kathy Boockvar has served as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania since January 5, 2019. In this role, Boockvar leads the Pennsylvania Department of State.

Boockvar is an attorney with an extensive background in public interest law and policy, election administration, and nonprofit healthcare administration, and has worked in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, she served as senior adviser to the governor on election modernization, leading and managing initiatives to improve security and technology in Pennsylvania’s elections and voting systems, in collaboration with federal, state, and county officials.



The 2020 Elections in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania proved to be a pivotal state in the 2020 elections. In this session we will be joined by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who will reflect on her state’s election process.

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