Meet the new Secretaries of State sworn in this week in Missouri and Washington State.
Minnesota’s Task Force on Election Integrity released a new report favoring changes to the state’s laws regarding felon voting and advocating the adoption of electronic pollbooks.
Movie mogul Sam Goldwyn’s famous phrase seems especially appropriate in light of Arizona’s efforts to address the impact of the Permanent Early Voting List on the high number of provisional ballots in 2012.
Straight-ticket voting is in the headlines in Rhode Island and New Hampshire. What’s interesting is that the two states are discussing the prospect of moving in exact opposite directions on the issue.
This week’s electionlineWeekly features a guest contribution by David Bjerke, General Registrar of Falls Church, VA. This former drummer’s perspective on elections as “event management” is fascinating and worth a read!
Former election official and current doctoral candidate Scott Konopasek has a new blog which kicks off by asking a tough question: what’s a good election?
The EAC is holding a day-long, jam-packed roundtable to look back at the 2012 election and ahead to 2013.
A new audit by the Florida Secretary of State finds that tabulation problems in St. Lucie County triggered by memory card failures were compounded by management issues during tabulation. The vendor doesn’t get off easy, either.
Voter ID may not take center stage like it did in 2012, but the issue is still very much alive in some states for 2013, as NCSL found in a pre-session update.
Connecticut recently awarded the annual Democracy Cup to four communities with the highest voter turnout in 2012. It’s an interesting concept; could it catch on elsewhere?