A new oped in the New York Daily News by NYPIRG’s Neal Rosenstein and Gene Russianoff looks at several changes to the City’s election process that will likely face the next mayor.
The EAC has released its report on the 2012 Election Administration and Voting Survey – which is jam-packed with election-geeky goodness thanks to nationwide data on many different aspects of the election process.
The Election Academy has a new online course on the topic of voter eligibility. Take a look and register online at http://z.umn.edu/votereligibilityclass.
New York City’s Board of Elections used its Twitter feed to interact with voters and troubleshoot problems during an eventful primary day yesterday.
Dana Chisnell of the Center for Civic Design presented an excellent voter’s-eye view of the voting process as part of her testimony last week at the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.
“New” voting equipment purchased with federal money a decade ago is already becoming obsolete – and election officials are looking to innovation – technological and procedural – to catch up.
Washington State is participating in a new multi-state program to upgrade voter rolls through shared information – which enables flagging of errant or duplicate records as well as notifying eligible but unregistered citizens of the opportunity to join the rolls.
An email from New York illustrates that changes in how the Postal Service postmarks (or doesn’t) new types of stamps could complicate the electoral process.
Yesterday, the North Carolina State Board of Elections resolved a pair of heated county disputes regarding student voting. These disputes are likely to continue in the wake of recent election law changes – and the state is urging counties to try to get along.
ElectionDiary’s Brian Newby uses last week’s fast-food protests over wages to look again at worker pay in elections – and finds that the value we place on elections may not be matched by comparable pay for election workers.