The FBI actively works to protect against illegal activity related to elections including intimidating or bribing voters, buying and selling votes, impersonating voters, altering vote tallies, stuffing ballot boxes, and marking ballots for voters against their wishes or without their input. It also works to protect the rights of voters and to ensure that they can vote free from acts that intimidate or harass them.
Join GWP for this virtual program which will focus on federal statutes on Election Crimes, as well as how the FBI works together with law enforcement partners on this issue. Participants will also learn how to report any potential violations or threats.
FBI Special Agent Patrick Kennedy focuses on complex financial and elections based crime. Prior to working for the FBI, SA Kennedy worked at IBM as a leader of an international tax center. Additionally, he is a US Army veteran, deploying to Iraq in 2007 and 2008. He has an M.B.A., IWU and a B.A. Economics and B.A. History, Ohio State and is from Cincinnati, OH.
Note: This is a non-partisan session designed to describe how the FBI works with the public to ensure confidence in the integrity of the election process. This session is part of a series of deep-dive programs developed with the FBI’s Pittsburgh Field Office exclusively for GWP members. Save the date for the remainder of the series:
- Tuesday, October 13 (10:00 – 11:00 AM): What Funders Need to Know about Combatting Violent Extremism
- Wednesday, November 18 (2:00 – 3:00 PM): What Funders Need to Know about Healthcare Fraud
This will be offered as a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams. Connection details will be shared after registration.
We are committed to making GWP programs accessible to all members. If you have questions, or if an accommodation would be helpful to fully participate in this program, please reach out to Paula or call 412-471-6488 and we will make every effort to accommodate your request.