September 2011





A Short Post About Long(?) Lines

NPR’s Pam Fessler – an unsung rockstar on election issues – has a piece today about the impact of budget cuts and turnout on lines at the polls in 2012. This post acknowledges the potential problem but sees it as an opportunity for the election community.


Who Will Be The Bill James of Election Administration?

Today’s premiere of Moneyball brings to mind the contributions of Bill James, whose love of baseball – and commitment to using data to explore it – changed the game. This post anticipates the emergence of someone similar in the field of election administration.