COVID-19 has added a great number of challenges to the already difficult task of administering elections. In addition to being good election officials, these unsung heroes now need to be epidemiologists.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses a major challenge to electoral organizations. The planning horizon for electoral activities will go from weeks to months. How, then, should election officials move from a strategy of postponement, which is a valid strategy in the
The US Election Assistance Commission (EAC) recently closed the period for public comment on its draft of requirements for the first major revision to the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines for election technology, also known as VVSG 2.0. They received 77
Millions of voters in America and countries around the world are quickly applying for vote-by-mail ballots (also called absentee voter ballots) to avoid having to go to polling stations during the coronavirus pandemic.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, jurisdictions and electoral bodies are scrambling to find evidence to guide their preparations for the next election. In the US, the focus is on the upcoming presidential election in November, but there are still
More than 14 million citizens with disabilities reported voting in the November 2018 US elections. But if people with disabilities voted at the same rate as non-disabled voters, there would have been an estimated 2.3 million more voters participating. What