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Awfully QR to Me: New Barcode on Crow Wing Ballot Raises Concerns

Very often, problems arise in elections because ballots don’t get enough scrutiny – in preparation, layout or when in the voter’s hands. That’s not the case in Minnesota’s Crow Wing County (Brainerd), where a small change to the county’s ballots (adding a QR code) led to a challenge at a recent meeting.


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On the Road Today

No blog today – on the road with a newly-minted high school graduate visiting his new college’s orientation program … back tomorrow!



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electionlineWeekly on Sudden Changes to HAVA Section 261 Funding

One of the lesser-known but important parts of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) was the provision in Section 261 for states to receive funding to help with improving access to the polls for people with disabilities. But recently, states have encountered frustrations with the program because of a sudden change in the reporting system for the funds. electionlineWeekly’s Mindy Moretti has the story.


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