May 2015

New Pew Report Chronicles Trends in OVR Nationwide

Pew’s elections team has a new report that looks at implementation of OVR in the states – providing data on costs and process issues as well as a fantastic state-by-state summary that yields fascinating comparisons on post-enactment reality of OVR.



Sometimes, Election News Feels Like Groundhog Day

What’s old is new again in election news as stories from Ohio, Minnesota and Florida remind us that despite changes in the voting process, we are still likely to see the same old political and legal fights again and again in election administration.


Mark Your Calendars: MEOC is Back September 30!

The well-regarded Midwest Election Officials Conference (MEOC) is coming back – this time to the Kansas City area September 30-October 2 – as announced over the weekend by Johnson County’s electiongeek extraordinaire Brian Newby.


electionlineWeekly Q&A with New EAC Commissioners

The latest electionlineWeekly newsletter features a Q&A with the three new Commissioners at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission where they discuss why they took the job and what they hope to accomplish in the immediate and foreseeable future.