About Kate Kelly
Kate Kelly is an engaging speaker, a thoughtful historian, and the
author of Election Day: An American Holiday, an American History.
She frequently addresses adult audiences and school groups on the
topic of American presidential election days. Her presentation
outlines the history of the ballot box and provides an enlightening
and amusing glimpse of the political trickery of the past and the
spirit of celebration enjoyed by Americans as they gathered together
to cast their votes.
Kate is a veteran of both local and nationwide talk and news programs
and has been quoted in publications such as Time and The
Wall Street Journal. She has appeared on World News Tonight,
Good Morning America, The View, The CBS Early Show, Fox and Friends,
and on CNN, MSNBC and The Fox News Channel.
Whether in print or on the speaking circuit, Kate presents information
in an interesting and accessible manner. Kate also offers her speaking
services through America Comes
Alive!™. Dedicated to conveying the power
and beauty of this country, Kate’s speeches draws on classic and
lesser-known stories from the building of America to encourage, enrich
Kate is a graduate of Smith College. She serves on the board of
trustees for the Westchester
County Historical Society and The
Jay Heritage Center as well as the executive committee for the Smith