The Presidential Commission on Election Administration — A New Model for Reform

I was lucky enough to be at the excellent APSA panel Rick Hasen organized on the President’s Commission on Election Administration (and unlucky enough to be staying at the fire-plagued Marriot). I though I’d say a few words about the … Continue reading

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“Bipartisan Policy Center to Continue Work of Presidential Commission on Election Administration”

Press release: Building on the successful efforts of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Democracy Project today announced that it will work to implement the commission’s recommendations. Tammy Patrick, a former member of the commission … Continue reading

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RNLA Issues Response to Bauer-Ginsberg; Praises Some Parts But Not Push for Early Voting

The report and the press release.  From the executive summary: While RNLA agrees with a majority of PCEA’s recommendations, we caution against the Commission’s recommendation that states embrace expanded early voting as a solution to the systemic election administration problems … Continue reading

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“Boxer, Nelson Introduce Legislation to Ensure Voters Wait No Longer than Thirty Minutes to Vote”

Press release via email: BOXER, NELSON INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO ENSURE VOTERS WAIT NO LONGER THAN THIRTY MINUTES TO VOTE ‘LINE Act’ Will Help Implement the Recommendation of the Bipartisan Presidential Commission on Election Administration Led by Counsels to the Romney … Continue reading

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Presidential Commission on Election Administration (Bauer-Ginsberg) Releases Its Report: Some Initial Thoughts

The Presidential Commission on Election Administration, headed by Democratic lawyer Bob Bauer and Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg, and staffed by senior research director Stanford’s Nate Persily, is meeting with President Obama today and releasing its report to the public. The … Continue reading

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