Registration information will be posted as each event approaches.
The Postal Service recommends that voters mail ballots one week before the due date to account for any unforeseen events or weather issues and to allow for timely receipt and processing by election officials.
With the CERA & CERV graduation date upon us once again the time to act is now. Your completed Application for Graduation and payment must be received by the Election Center Office in Katy, TX by June 1, 2016 in order to graduate in August 2016 from the CERA & CERV Program. Find your Application Form here...
As another busy election season approaches, Election Center is pleased to announce that the USPS® is stepping up to help the community of election administration officials by providing the necessary tools for facilitating the processing of all election-related mail. The 2016 Official Election Mail Kit and additional resources are available now.
It is that time of year again. The Professional Practices Program is an opportunity in which election officials can publicly share their successful practices. So, now is the time to put your best onto paper and share it with your colleagues. It is our hope that you will make time to help this program grow and to enrich our profession further. In order to evaluate and select winners and to prepare for the presentations at the National Conference, we have set a deadline of June 3, 2016 for submission of all papers. Download the coversheet and for more information please review our 2016 flyer below.
Professional Practice Program Cover Sheet
Professional Practice Program 2016 Flyer
The Election Center is pleased to announce the Palgrave Macmillan publication of Administering Elections: How American Elections Work written by three of our esteemed CERA faculty at Auburn University; Kathleen Hale, Robert Montjoy, & Mitchell Brown.
Since the 2000 presidential election, attention to and scholarship about American elections have exploded alongside myriad proposals for election reform. This book provides a framework for a broader understanding of this critical dimension of American democracy by providing a digest and analysis of contemporary American election administration practices. Using a systems perspective, the authors provide policymakers, election officials, candidates, Read More...