III. Research and Report Summaries
United States of America Mid-Term Congressional Elections, 2 November 2010, OSCE/ODIHR Election Assessment Mission Final Report - OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Dec. 23, 2010: The Mission of the United States to the OSCE in Vienna, Austria invited the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights to observe the November 2010 mid-term congressional elections. The mission found that the elections were administered in a professional manner and that most election stakeholders were confident in the process. They also found some reoccurring deficiencies in the electoral framework mostly due to the highly decentralized and complex system of conducting federal elections.
The Canvass: States and Election Reform - National Conference of State Legislature, January 2011: This issue examines state voter verification requirements for voters, Colorado’s bipartisan commission that reviews elections-based proposals and provides an analysis of how election reform has changed over the last ten years.