One more short vacation before Labor Day (with bonus re-post of beach-related election geekery from 2011)!
Election officials are asked to respond to a survey that is intended to provide the latest data on election administration nationwide. The results will be used to assist the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.
A new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project details the growth in home broadband adoption and flags the increasing popularity of smartphones as a tool for accessing online content.
The phrase “crowded field” takes on new meaning as Boston election officials face the challenge of squeezing poll workers, watchers from 50 campaigns – and yes, voters – into small precincts in the upcoming city election.
The State of Michigan will re-tally the disputed write-in votes in the Detroit primary – a task that falls to the state after local staff apparently waited until the deadline to alert county staff of the problem involving hash marks.
Off to college – blog will return Monday, August 26!
A dispute over write-in tallies has thrown the results of Detroit’s recent mayoral primary into chaos.
The State of Hawaii is working on a backup plan for online registration after the City of Honolulu – which already manages other state IT projects – declined to work with the state on its new OVR system.
The new election director in Fulton County, GA has removed a deputy who recently served as interim director after discovering a backlog of thousands of unprocessed voter registrations.
A local election board is proposing that Boone, NC combine its three precincts into a single location serving over 9,000 voters. Not surprisingly, not everyone is happy with the change.