The election community’s long(!) wait for a fully-constituted EAC paid off yesterday with the announcement that the full Commission has unanimously voted to release Version 2.0 of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines for public comment. It’s a welcome sign that the EAC is back to business shortly after being restored to full strength.Read More
Plumas County in Northern California is in danger of running out of election funds after a series of special elections is stretching an already-reduced budget, the election office recently told the county board.
This week, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission announced the winners of its 2018 “Clearie” awards recognizing state and local election offices for best practices in election administration – and, as usual, electionlineWeekly’s Mindy Moretti has the story.
Today in Washington, DC the Bipartisan Policy Center – with support from the Democracy Fund – is hosting a conference entitled “The Voting Experience: 2018 and the Future” and focused on “key moments in election administration during the 2018 midterm elections, and a look ahead to what steps can be taken to improve the voting experience for all Americans in 2020.”
Minnesota’s legislature is still debating legislation to release millions of dollars in federal cybersecurity funding, despite the Secretary of State’s insistence that the delay will negatively affect preparations for the 2020 election and beyond.