Registration information will be posted as each event approaches.
Election Center Special Workshop
On Tuesday, August 2 at 2:00pm, please join the U.S. Postal Service’s Election Mail webinar that will provide essential information to assist mail owners and Mail Service Providers with their political and election mail, as well as the information needed to accept, verify and turn the mail over to operations. We hope that you can join us for this.
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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.
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.
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...
Take time to review these quality practices and consider how they can benefit your jurisdiction. To work in a profession like ours, filled with people that perform their duties with dedication, vision and a willingness to share their success with others is truly an honor.
A special thanks to all who contributed and to our winners for their outstanding work: Shelly Jackson, Pat McDonald, Grace Wachlarowicz, Hillary Hall, Steve Bulen, Ursula Kaczmarek and Lester Bird.