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The Voting Experience: Two Years of Progress on Election Administration

KEYWORDS: PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON ELECTION ADMINISTRATION

WHEN: Friday, January 22, 2016 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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The Bipartisan Policy Center and the former commissioners of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) hosted a discussion about progress made toward implementation of the PCEA’s recommendations over the past two years and a look forward at work to be done in 2016 and beyond. The program included two panels that examined the key PCEA recommendations: Election Day lines, early and absentee voting including UOCAVA voters, voting technology, and voter registration and data sharing.

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Remarks by:

  • W. Neil Eggleston, White House Counsel
  • Bob Bauer, Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration
  • Ben Ginsberg, Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration

Panel I: Voting Technology, Voting by Mail, and Military Voting

  • Matt Boehmer, Director, Federal Voting Assistance Program
  • Dean Logan, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, LA County
  • Matthew Masterson, Commissioner, U.S. Election Assistance Commission
  • Kathy Rogers, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, ES&S
  • Ronald A. Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General
  • Natalie Tennant, West Virginia Secretary of State

Panel II: Voter Registration and Data Sharing

  • Keith Ingram, Director of Elections, Texas
  • Frank LaRose, Ohio State Senator
  • Tom Schedler, Louisiana Secretary of State
  • David Stafford, Escambia County (FL) Supervisor of Elections

Panel III: Early Voting and Election Administration at the Polls

  • Edgardo Cortes, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Elections
  • Shelley McThomas, Director, Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners
  • Charles Stewart, MIT
  • Michelle Tassinari, Director of Elections, Massachusetts