October 2017

EAC 2017 “Clearies” Award Nominations Due Friday

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission is sponsoring its second annual awards competition for best practices in election administration. These awards, lovingly dubbed the “Clearies” by electiongeek Twitter, really do help identify some of the great work going on out there to advance the field of election administration. The deadline is this Friday, October 6.

The Long and Winding Road: OVR Finally Comes to Florida

Longtime readers of this blog know that one of the longest-running sagas in the field since I started back in 2011 has been the fight to establish online voter registration in Florida. This weekend, it finally happened. Adding Florida to the list of OVR jurisdictions (now 36 states and DC) is a huge step forward for the state and for the field.