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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.

Voices of Democracy: The State of Language Access in California's November 2016 Elections- Asian Americans Advancing Justice-California, May 2017: A new report finds that during the November 2016 election California election officials met and exceeded federal requirements in Section 203 of the federal Voting Rights Act related to providing translated ballots and bilingual poll workers to serve minority language communities. It also found room to improve for counties serving a broader range ofminority language communities than required by federal law. The report provides recommendations about improving poll worker training and increasing the recruitment of bilingual poll workers.