Starting this fall, the Certificate in Election Administration program has received University approval to launch an undergraduate certificate (alongside our existing graduate program) for anyone seeking to deepen and broaden their understanding of election administration.Read More
Yesterday, the new Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) held its first meeting. I wanted to share three things I heard, and one thing I didn’t, during the meeting because I think they give us an indication of what could be in store.
The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity will conduct its first public meeting today after a federal court denied a request for an injunction for failure to make the meetings public under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Yesterday, Colorado announced that it would implement regular risk-limiting audits for its elections, starting this November. The plan could offer a more cost-effective and straightforward way to assess election outcomes – and the state plans to make its tools available to other states who wish to follow suit.
South Carolina’s state election commission disclosed in a recent report on Election Day 2016 that outsiders attempted to access the state’s voter registration system nearly 150,000 times. It’s a reminder that voter data can be at risk from outside threats – and whatever the debates about who should work together and/or be in charge, that work needs to start RIGHT. NOW.