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III. Research and Report Summaries
electionline provides brief summaries of recent research and reports in the field of election administration. The summaries are courtesy of This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., project management specialist with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

Election Integrity: A Pro-Voter Agenda – Myrna Pérez, The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, Feb. 1, 2017: This report focuses on ways to improve the integrity of elections. Several of the recommendations include:

  • Modernizing voter registration by states allowing online voter registration and shifting to automatic voter registration.
  • Ensuring the security of voting machines by requiring post-election audits an providing funding to replace aging technology.
  • Increasing the security of mail-in ballots by using best practices for signature verification.