Election Dispatches

Election administration by the numbers

Election Data Dispatches provides data, research and analysis about election administration in the U.S. While we link to external research data and other materials, we neither independently verify them, endorse the reports, nor affirm the authors' opinions.

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  • 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

  • Tools Rate Websites' Accessibility for Disabled Voters

    As more people look for voting information on the Internet, new tools are making it possible to evaluate online resources and ensure that they are accessible to all voters, including those with disabilities. The Functional Accessibility Evaluator is a free service that assesses websites and webpages using pre-established guidelines—rating them as inaccessible, marginally accessible, or... Read More

  • Online Voter Registration Spikes in Indiana

    Indiana election officials reported a steep increase in online voter registration activity ahead of the state’s April 4 registration deadline for the May primary. During the final week, more than 90,000 Hoosiers logged on to Indiana’s online voter registration site, with a one-day peak on March 28 of just over 33,500 registration transactions. These figures indicate significant growth... Read More

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