The curious case of a California college student who attempted to steal a school election (and got jail time for it) is a useful lesson for election officials about the types of threats to the voting process that can emerge via technology.
A new federal court order permanently requires the State of Ohio to count certain provisional ballots cast in the wrong precinct due to pollworker error.
Two South Florida counties are looking to the “necessary evil” of reprecincting (or, as I call it, “52 pickup”) as a way to address some of the issues that led to long lines at the polls in November 2012.
A new report by Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board documents continued challenges in making polling places accessible for all voters and stresses the need for election officials and community members to work together on these challenges.
Thanks to some potential recall elections, Colorado’s Secretary of State is facing the need to move quickly on implementing a new law (which he vehemently opposed) mandating same-day registration and expanded vote-by-mail. Batten the hatches.
The fun and fascinating story of voting domicile gets a new chapter in a motor home court outside of Cincinnati, where concerns about the residency of RV voters has the county board of elections investigating.
This week’s news has several stories updating the subjects of various blog posts here. Take a few minutes and get caught up!
Brian Newby’s latest ElectionDiary calls on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration to think about the need to speak to policymakers at every level – including the need to put some MEAT into its final recommendations.
I’m going to be away a few days – blog will return soon. See you then!