December 2019

ElectionlineWeekly’s 2020 “In and Out List”

With New Year’s Day and a big election year almost upon us, electionlineWeekly has released its annual “In and Out” list. It’s a crowd-sourced look at what’s hot and what’s not for the election community as 2020 dawns.


Holiday Blogging Pause

The blog will take a short holiday break, with no posts this week and light activity next week … full blogging will resume Monday, January 6, 2020. Best wishes to everyone for a safe and enjoyable holiday season.




FY20 “Minibus” Includes $15.171M for EAC

It didn’t get the same attention as the announcement of $425 million in election security grants to states, but this week’s Congressional FY20 budget compromise “minibus” includes a $15.171 million budget for the Election Assistance Commission, a sharp increase from previous funding levels – and even the agency’s own request.