A new WIRED Magazine article suggests that it’s time to look past “big data” to “long data” – specifically, analysis with a longer time horizon that adds historical context. Could it work for elections?
A sudden (and likely unnecessary) special primary election in south central Minnesota highlights the importance of managing costs by calibrating election capacity to voter demand.
After a rough 2012, Hawaii’s state election director will keep his job – with lots of encouragement and guidance on fixing the Aloha State’s voting problems from a suddenly interested Legislature.
The New York State Bar Association has released a report calling for numerous changes in election policy in the Empire State.
The 113th Congress has just come back to town and already numerous bills have been filed to address concerns about long lines at the polls. Electionline’s Mindy Moretti has the roundup.
The Overseas Vote Foundation is hosting its seventh annual summit today in Washington, DC. As usual, it’s a day crammed with speakers and discussions about issues confronting absentee voters at home and abroad.
A new study by Ohio State professor Ted Allen suggests huge numbers of voters may have chosen not to vote in 2012 because of lines. His analysis could be helpful in the effort to reduce lines consistent with President Obama’s call to action.
A new directive from Ohio’s Secretary of State requires that all voter fraud complaints be given a formal, on the record public hearing.
The arrival of inauguration season provides an opportunity to meditate on the role of imperfection in elections – with the help of two smart and important voices in the field.
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court refused to override a Pennsylvania state law restricting access to polling places to provide a newsgathering exception for members of the media.