November 2011



Election 2012: Coming Sooner Than You Think

New Hampshire’s primary – and the election administration “starting gun” for the 2012 election – is just six weeks away. Here are some storylines worth watching as we move into a presidential election year.





The Saga Continues: New York’s MOVE Act Waiver Denied

New York still hasn’t made changes to accommodate military and overseas voters as required by federal law. Already facing a federal lawsuit, the state’s latest request for an extension was denied. That doesn’t mean anything will happen soon, though.




Solving Elections’ “Snowplow Problem”

Unvoted ballots are a significant post-election challenge and a huge waste of public dollars. This post uses the analogy to the “snowplow problem” to look at efforts to more closely match ballot printing with voter demand for ballots.