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New Report: Many Election Day Lines Shorter in 2016, But Some Long Waits Remain

Governance / Press Release April 27, 2018

A significant number of polling places still experienced average wait times over 30 minutes

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The State of Campaign Finance in the U.S.

Governance / Research January 19, 2018

The U.S. campaign finance system has undergone fundamental changes in the last 15 years. Relying on new research from several of the nation’s foremost experts, this report examines the legal, political, and technological shifts that have combined to shape the current campaign finance regime.

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The Changing Dynamics of Campaign Finance in the U.S.

Governance / January 19, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

Leading experts will release a report on the current state of the U.S. campaign finance system and discuss its implications for future elections.

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PCEA Co-Chairs Laud Work of Nation's Election Officials

Governance / Research October 24, 2016

This year, perhaps more than ever before, it will be important to have the voting public well informed about how the electoral process works.

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BPC, Election Administrators Partner to Collect First-Ever National Data on Voting Lines

Governance / Press Release October 18, 2016

Data will help to diagnose the causes of long lines, predict where they may happen in advance of elections, and develop tools to allocate resources to the precincts most in need.

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Are We Ready to Run Our Elections?

Governance / October 27, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

With the 2016 presidential election just days away, more and more Americans are wondering whether the country’s election administrators are ready to run our elections.

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Ohio Adds to List of States with Online Voter Registration

Michael Thorning / Blog June 15, 2016

Governor John Kasich signed the bill into law after it passed both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly with strong bipartisan support.

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Securing Schools as Polling Places

Matthew Weil / Blog June 1, 2016

While no definitive number exists, we know that public schools make up a large percentage of polling places and are well-suited to the task for several reasons.

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The Long and Winding Road of the Presidential Primaries

Tim Harper, Michael Thorning / Blog February 19, 2016

Each party has its own rules for how many delegates each state is allocated and how those delegates may be awarded based on primary results.

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PCEA Letter to Ohio Secretary of State Regarding Online Voter Registration

Governance / Research May 19, 2015

Bob Bauer and Ben Ginsberg wrote to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted regarding the many benefits of online voter registration.

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