Report: Managing Polling Place Resources
Existing tools might help prepare for November 2016

By Charles Stewart, III
Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science, MIT

We are now in the one-year countdown toward the 2016 presidential election. With the election in mind, the Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project (VTP) has just released a new report about managing polling place resources, entitled “Managing Polling Place Resources.” It can be downloaded from the VTP website.

This newly issued report serves as a companion to a set of Web-based tools that the VTP developed and posted at the request of the bipartisan Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA), to facilitate the recommendation that local jurisdictions “develop models and tools to assist them in effectively allocating resources across polling places.” Read More…