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Secretaries of state gather for winter meeting
2016 still a major topic of conversation in 2017

By David Levine
Special to electionlineWeekly

On Friday, February 17, 2017 the National Association of Secretaries of State had its first conference since the November 2016 general election, and attendees were excited to analyze the election and prepare for future ones.

Promoting Voter Trust and Confidence in Elections
At a morning general session, “Promoting Voter Trust and Confidence and Elections,” panelists discussed voters’ lack of confidence in elections and electoral systems, despite the generally successful administration of the 2016 general elections.

Large groups of voters have a perception of how the election was administered that did not match reality. For instance, on the day after the election, 33 percent of Republicans and 44 percent of Democrats reported that they thought it was possible for someone to alter how a vote was cast, according to research conducted by Porter Novelli. Read More…

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