Election Dispatches

Election administration by the numbers

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  • Oregon Releases Data on New Motor Voter Program

    The Oregon secretary of state’s office has released new data on automated voter registration activity and ballots returned—Oregon conducts elections entirely by mail—since automated registration began Jan. 1. These are the first cumulative reports available since the close of registration to vote in last month’s primary. Read More

  • Connecticut Upgrades Election Night Reporting to Provide Live Results

    Connecticut Secretary of State Denise W. Merrill’s office recently completed development of a real-time election reporting system, which allows local officials to enter the returns for their jurisdictions online and makes those unofficial election results immediately available for public view. The system, developed by PCC Technology Group, a technology company based in Windsor, Connecticut,... Read More

  • Virginia Web Tools Let Users Access Interactive Election Data

    The Virginia Department of Elections has released a series of interactive data visualizations that depict variations in election administration across the state’s 133 election jurisdictions. Elections Commissioner Edgardo Cortes describes the project as “part of the [Elections] Board’s broader goal of making decisions related to election administration more transparent and... Read More

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