Being Online is Still Not Enough, Pew’s updated assessment of state election websites nationwide, is an excellent opportunity to examine what voters want from technology. [HINT: The answer is always “MORE.”]
A recent question at a meeting I attended about the effect of election decentralization spurred me to consider how the focus on election jurisdictions’ many differences obscures their even greater similarities.
News that the first ballots have already been cast in New Hampshire’s Presidential primary offers an opportunity to look at the emergence of the permanent election and consider its impact on the future of election administration.
A new Brennan Center report brings the call for usability to voting machines – especially those that notify voters about overvotes that will invalidate a ballot. It’s also got some amazing visual and statistical analysis for the election geek on your holiday list!
The blog is on a travel-related light schedule … watch this space in the next few days for more!
Short post today as I’m in New York City for a meeting of state and local election IT professionals. Looking forward to sharing some of the ideas here!