Late last week, the election community got the latest in what feels like a series of unpleasant surprises: voting assistance officers (VAOs) – the individuals in each military unit with responsibility for helping fellow servicemembers with registering and casting a ballot – are facing extinction due to recent Navy action and a new federal bill.Read More
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.
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.