Should the Electoral College Choose the President?
A Conversation with New York Times Editor Jesse Wegman and Political Analyst Peter Fenn
The Electoral College will be the subject of a dialogue between New York Times writer Jesse Wegman and political analyst Peter Fenn. It will be offered online by the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Lexington on Thursday, March 4 at 7 PM. This presentation is open to the public and will be broadcast over a Zoom Channel and will be available for streaming via YouTube.
Jesse Wegman is a member of the New York Times Editorial Board where he has written about the Supreme Court, legal affairs and electoral reform since 2013. His book, Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College,” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2020. Peter Fenn is a political and public affairs strategist and commentator. He is the founder and owner of Fenn Communications Group, a major public affairs media firm based in Washington, DC.
This presentation is made possible by the First Parish Church Elizabeth Howe Lecture Fund. This fund was initially established by the immediate family of Elizabeth Howe to provide for lectures on topics of current interest to Lexington. Elizabeth Howe was a long-time resident and contributor to the town of Lexington and to First Parish. Both Jesse Wegman and Peter Fenn are a part of the greater First Parish Lexington church family. Jesse Wegman is the grandnephew of Elizabeth Howe and Peter Fenn is the son of Daniel Fenn.