I. In Focus This Week
Orange County, Calif. Election Academy aims to educate voters
Classes help voters gain deeper understanding of process
By M. Mindy Moretti
Nelson Mandela once said that education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world and U.S. Rep. John Lewis once said that the vote is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have.
Orange County, California Registrar of Voters Neal Kelly is combining education and voting to create powerful nonviolent weapons in the form of informed voters through the county’s Election Academy.
The Election Academy is a six-course program that began in 2010 as an effort to expand the “superficial” knowledge that many, although well intentioned, candidates, campaigns and consultants have about elections are actually run.
“But, what we learned along the way was that there was also a strong desire among voters to gain a deeper understanding of the process — hence not only the birth, but the expansion of our Academy,” Kelley said.
To-date nearly 240 Orange County residents have participated in the Academy. Kelley said the residents taking the class is a real mix of people. He estimated that the average class is made up of 25 percent candidates and/or elected officials, 20 percent city, school district, special district employees, 10 percent students (college age) and 45 percent voters and interested members of the public.
All classes are held in the evenings at the registrar of voter’s office. Kelley is only minimally involved in the teaching of the classes.
“Not only do the subject matter experts around the office take place, but we bring in outside presenters as well—political reporters, ethics specialists, security specialists, etc.,” Kelley said.
A new session begins in late March and applications for the program are now being accepted.
Kelley said the courses offered have evolved over the eight years the program has been in existence, especially this year.
“In fact, the course offerings for 2018 have been heavily re-worked, including an entire section on security,” Kelley said.
The 2018 course offerings include: Protecting Your Vote, a class on election security, Making it Count, a class on what happens election night after the polls close and It’s Official: Certified and Accurate, a class that walks students through the post-Election Day activities that lead up to the certification of the election.
The cost to the county, according to Kelley, is minimal because most of those involved with the program are salaried so there is little overtime or additional labor costs.
Although there has been some discussion about holding the classes online, Kelley said because there is so much hands-on instruction and tours involved with the classes it just seems more appropriate to hold the classes in person.
Obviously not all counties have the same resources that Orange County does, but Kelley said that shouldn’t stop them from creating their own election academy.
“Do it!” Kelley said. “Use their own or internal knowledge. The public is hungry for this info, and now, more than ever (in this climate) is the time ripe for us to push out as much ‘fact based knowledge’ as possible.”
II. Federal-State Updates
Jeanette Manfra, head of the cybersecurity department at the Department of Homeland Security has told NBC News that operatives working on behalf of the Russian government successfully penetrated the voter registration rolls of several U.S. states prior to the 2016 election. While NBC News labeled the report “Breaking” this does not appear to be anything new than what had previously been reported other than an official from the new Administration is going on the record.
In the report, former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said he is concerned about the 2018 election because state’s seem to have done little to beef up their cybersecurity. Manfra disputed that claim saying “I would say they have all taken it seriously.”
Also this week, NBC News released an NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll that said 55 percent of Americans are not confident that the federal government is doing enough to prevent foreign interference in our elections. Additionally, 57 percent of Americans think it's likely that Russia will try to influence this year's midterms.
III. Election News This Week
Laws are always changing and elections officials need to be ever vigilant to make sure that they are up-to-date. A perfect example recently popped up in Delaware. A 2013 amendment to the state constitution allowed most felons in the state to vote upon release from incarceration and a 2016 law allowed ex-felons to vote even if they still have a financial obligation. However, the state registration form and the state election department’s website had outdated information. When the Campaign Legal Center brought this to the attention of state officials, they got right to work. "They are correct," Election Commissioner Elaine Manlove told The News Journal. "And we will be acting on every one of their recommendations." Manlove told the paper she is unsure why the voter registration documents were not updated after the General Assembly passed two new voter eligibility laws in the past five years. "I think maybe we thought our process didn't change, or we just didn't think about it at all," she said.
What do you call it when early voting runs late? According to published reports, millions of Illinois voters could see a two-week delay to the start of early voting due to ongoing candidate ballot challenges. Early voting was slated to start across Illinois on this week. However, due to objections to several candidates' paperwork that haven't been resolved, ballots won't be ready on time, Chicago Board of Election Commissioners spokesman Jim Allen told the Chicago Tribune. He estimated early voting will be available Feb. 21, possibly earlier. Officials in Cook, DuPage, Galesburg, Peoria, Morgan, and McLean counties as well as the City of Rockford in Winnebago County were also facing delays.
Elections officials in Texas are receiving hundreds of incomplete mail-ballot applications forcing them to spend time and money to send rejection letters to the applicants. The problem? Voters aren’t indicating whether they need a Republican or Democrat ballot for the primary. Why? Because the mail-ballot applications being sent by the campaign of Gov. Greg Abbott (R) are going to members of both party and voters, many of whom are seniors, cannot read small printed instructions that tell them they must request a specific ballot. “This application is about six-point type. A person of age — such as myself — I can’t read the application even with my glasses,” Glen Maxey, who heads the Texas Democratic Party’s mail ballot campaign told Texas Public Radio.
The numbers are finally in and it’s going to cost St. Lucie County taxpayers $174,000 to repair the damage done to the supervisor of elections office following flooding from Hurricane Irma in 2017. Fortunately, according to Supervisor of Elections Gertrude Walker, no computers or voting machines were affected. This is not the first time the elections office has been flooded. It also suffered serious damage after Tropical Storm Fay in 2008 and has some issues every time there is heavy rain.
Our good friends across the pond are celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage (sorta) this week and here in the U.S. we’re looking forward to our centennial in 2020. USAToday has a list of when many countries allowed women to vote beginning with New Zealand in 1893 and most recently with Saudi Arabia in 2011.
Personnel News: Mary Ann Smith, is retiring after 37 years as the Pembroke, Massachusetts clerk. Michael G. Adams, a constitutional lawyer has announced his candidacy for Kentucky secretary of state in 2019. Heider Garcia has been hired as the new elections administrator for Tarrant County, Texas. Garcia previously served as the elections manager in Placer County, County, California. Wyoming State Rep. James W. Byrd is running for secretary of state.
IV. Legislative Updates
Connecticut: During his final state of the state address, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that he will be signing an executive order to study whether Connecticut should move to a vote-by-mail system. He also said that during his final year in office he would work to get early voting approved.
Florida — A House subcommittee has voted 10-0 to forward a bill that would make private most of the personal data associated with a registered voter. The House bill has the support of many of the state’s supervisor of elections. The Senate has yet to introduce a corresponding piece of legislation however the Senate has introduced a bill that would limit the public availability only of those 16- and 17-year-olds who are pre-registered.
Idaho: Secretary of State Lawerence Denney is seeking a 70 percent increase in his budget. Most of the additional funds would cover a major upgrade to the state’s election software system.
Illinois — The Senate has approved SB2273 which would pull the state out of the Crosscheck program. The 35-17 was decided along party lines with three Republicans abstaining. The bill next moves to the House.
Also in Illinois, under House Bill 4469, county jails would be directed to allow eligible inmates to vote-by-mail. It would also establish a temporary polling place inside the Cook County jail.
Maine: Supporters of ranked choice voting in Maine have submitted more than the 80,000 signatures necessary for a “people’s veto” which would mean sending the issue back to the voters in June. After the Legislature voted to delay implementation of ranked choice, which voters approved in 2016, supporters launched another petition drive that would in essence veto the legislature’s delay.
Maryland: The City of College Park is considering whether or not to ease absentee voting rules for city elections. Currently there are only five valid reasons for receiving an absentee ballot and one of those reasons is not attending classes at the University of Maryland.
Massachusetts: The House has unanimously approved a bill that would provide more than $1 million in reimbursements to cities and towns for conducting early voting. The bill moves next to the Senate.
Michigan: They League of Women Voters of Michigan, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the state and Detroit branches of the NAACP have filed petition language with the state that if approved would allow the groups to circulate petitions to put an initiative on a future ballot to allow for no-excuse absentee voting and same-day registration.
Minnesota: Rochester could become the next city in Minnesota to use the ranked choice voting system if advocates get enough signatures to put the question to voters in November. They will need to get about 2,900 valid signatures by July 10.
Missouri: With at least 330 different initiative petitions filed so far in 2018, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is seeking legislative relief. Ashcroft has asked lawmakers to overhaul the initiative process, including charging fees for filing initiative petitions and verifying signatures.
New York: The General Assembly has approved a bill that will move the state primary election from Tuesday, September 11 to Thursday the 13th. Lawmakers had sought to move the bill not only because the election date coincides with the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, but also because it conflicted with Rosh Hashanah.
South Dakota: The House and a House committee have approved bills that would restrict funding to ballot measure committees from outside the state, and require circulators to give up more information on petition forms and on the ballot.
Tennessee: By an 11-2 vote, the Memphis city council decide to put the question of whether voters will use ranked choice voting before the voters in November.
Virginia: The House of Delegates has approved a series of election law changes that were introduced in light of some of the issues that arose during the 2017 election cycle. By a 91-6 vote one of the bills approved would clarify the state’s recount rules and limit those to one recount. A second bill, approved 50-48 would permit the General Assembly to change district lines more often than every 10 years if the changes were meant to align the districts with new voting precinct boundaries. Under another bill, people voting absentee in-person ahead of an election would no longer be required to provide the last four digits of their Social Securitynumbers. And finally, the House approved a bill that would overhaul the state board of elections. The new board would be six members—three Democrats and three Republicans—and the board would appoint the state elections commissioner instead of the governor.
V. Legal Updates
Arkansas: Barry Haas, a former poll worker, has filed suit against the state’s voter ID law. A previous law was ruled unconstitutional in 2014 and in 2017, the state Legislature approved a new law, Act 633. In his 23-page petition Haas is asking Pulaski County Circuit Judge Alice Gray to rule that the new law is also unconstitutional.
California: A candidate for the special election for the District Two supervisor has sued the city elections department seeking to move the election from November 6 to June 5. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the plaintiffs cite an amendment to the City Charter passed in 2001 that election dates must minimize the time a political appointee spends in office to prevent back-room deals or giving the candidate an unfair advantage.
Florida: U.S District Judge Mark Walker has ruled that Florida’s “scheme” of restoring voting rights to ex-felons is unconstitutional. "Florida strips the right to vote from every man and woman who commits a felony," Walker wrote. "To vote again, disenfranchised citizens must kowtow before a panel of high-level government officials over which Florida's governor has absolute veto authority. No standards guide the panel. Its members alone must be satisfied that these citizens deserve restoration … The question now is whether such a system passes constitutional muster. It does not."
Georgia: The secretary of state’s office and the ACLU of Georgia have reached a settlement in a suit brought by the ACLU over Georgia’s notification process for those in danger of being purged from the voter rolls. Moving forward, the secretary’s office will instruct local elections officials to automatically update addresses for people who move within the same county.
Kansas: Secretary of State Kris Kobach will represent himself during a March trial over the state’s proof-of-citizenship law. Kobach received permission to do so from Attorney General Derek Schmidt. According to the Kansas City Star, Kobach said his self-representation saves tax dollars.
Minnesota: St. Paul City Council member Dai Thao has been charged with unlawfully marking a ballot, misconduct in or near polling places and unlawful assistance of a voter. The first charge is a gross misdemeanor, the other two charges are petty misdemeanors. Thao allegedly took an elderly voter to the polls and help her cast her ballot.
North Carolina: The U.S. Supreme Court has granted a partial request from the North Carolina Republicans to block a voting map drawn by a federal court. The order blocked the implementation of the map while the justices consider whether or not they will hear an appeal of the map.
Pennsylvania: The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has reached a settlement with Cumberland County over polling place accessibility. The county has agreed to evaluate its polling places for ADA compliance. “The settlement requires the county to either relocate inaccessible polling places to new, accessible facilities, or to use temporary measures such as portable ramps, signs, traffic cones and doorbells, where appropriate to ensure accessibility on Election Day,” according to the announcement.
Texas: Belinda Garcia, 45 has been charged with one count of election fraud and one count of fraudulent application for ballot by mail in Starr County. Garcia is the third person charged of the same charges in Starr County.
VI. Tech Thursday
Washington: According to the Department of Licensing, a software error prevented the DOL from transmitting voter registration information to the secretary of state’s office. The Secretary of State’s office said most of the people who are affected by the Motor Voter error were already registered to vote. But election officials did identify 6,969 people who were not. The vast majority of them, 5,791, are women. Secretary of State Kim Wyman said that her elections staff will conduct daily tests going forward to confirm that Motor Voter registrations are being transmitted to the Secretary of State. The Department of Licensing also plans to conduct daily reconciliations.
VII. Opinions This Week
Colorado: Ranked choice voting
Maine: Ranked choice voting
Michigan: Voter access
Minnesota: Ranked choice voting
North Dakota: Secretary of state race
Pennsylvania: Safeguarding elections
Wisconsin: Automatic voter registration
VIII. Available RFPs/Grants
New Initiatives Grants in Election Science
The MIT Election Data and Science Lab invites applications for grants to fund systematic research on the conduct of elections in the United States. The Lab has allocated up to $100,000 in 2018 for grants, with individual grants capped at $20,000. Proposals will be judged by the significance of the research project; the project’s design, plan of work, and dissemination; the applicant’s qualifications; the relationship of the project to the Lab’s goal of encouraging research that is relevant to the improvement of elections; and the appropriateness of the budget request for the project’s requirements. Deadline for application is April 2. For the complete announcement and how to apply, click here.
Voting System Development
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Los Angeles County Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP). The RFP seeks proposals from pre-qualified vendors to support the development and implementation of the County’s new voting systems. Vendors were pre-qualified during the initial Phase of this RFP in November 2017.
The VSAP is an innovative project launched by Los Angeles County to develop a completely new voting experience for Los Angeles County voters; an experience that focuses on the needs and preferences of the voters themselves – and, that is publicly owned and operated. The proposed new voting experience was designed using a human-centered approach that engaged over 3,500 voters in the design process to result in an experience that is secure, accessible and convenient.
Pre-qualified vendors have until Friday, March 2, 2018 at 2PM to respond. Individuals desiring more information on the RFP are advised to visit the VSAP website at VSAP: Request for Proposals.
Additional information and updates are available online at vsap.lavote.net.
IX. Upcoming Events
CTCL 2018 Online Training Series — The Center for Technology and Civic Life is leading a series of online training courses for election officials in February. Choose from 6 convenient 90-minute training sessions, including 2 new courses for 2018 -- Messages that Motivate Voters and Poll Worker Management Best Practices. The price is $40 per course. When: February 12 - March 1. Where: Wherever works best for you!
NASED 2018 Winter Meeting — The National Association of State Election Directors’ winter meeting will feature panels with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, regional DHS reps, Senate Rules staff and House Administration staff as well as discussion on ERIC and VVSG 2.0. When: February 16-19. Where: Washington, D.C.
NASS 2018 Winter Conference — This event will bring together government and industry leaders to showcase secretary of state initiatives and highlight all the latest developments in state and federal policy-making circles. NASS President Connie Lawson and other speakers will focus on many important topics including election cybersecurity and remote notarizations. When: February 16-19. Where: Washington, D.C.
Election Center Special Workshop — The Election Center’s special workshop will include courses on election and voter registration systems administration and management and leadership concepts in elections and voter registration administration as well as workshops on procurement and contraction, new voting models, IT security, election resources and costs, USPS initiatives and data dangers. When: Feb. 28-March 4. Where: San Antonio, Texas.
NASS 2018 Summer Conference — Mark your calendars now for the National Association of Secretaries of State 2018 summer conference in the City of Brotherly Love. Check back soon for more information about the agenda. When: July 13-16. Where: Philadelphia.
2018 NASED Summer Meeting — Mark your calendars now for the National Association of State Election Directors’ 2018 summer meeting in the City of Brotherly Love. Check back soon for more information about the agenda. When: July 13-16. Where: Philadelphia.
NACo Annual Conference and Exposition — Mark your calendars now for the National Association of Counties Annual Conference and Exposition in Music City. Check back soon for more information about the agenda. When: July 13-16. Where: Nashville, Tennessee.
2018 iGo Annual Conference — Mark your calendars now for the International Association of Government Officials 2018 Annual Conference in The Biggest Little City in the World! Check back soon for more information about the agenda. When: July 16-21. Where: Reno, Nevada.
Election Sciences Reform and Administration (ESRA) — The conference brings together political scientists and other experts in election administration to develop rigorous empirical approaches to the study of how law and administrative procedures affect the quality of elections in the United States. Participants will identify major questions in the field, share new insights, foster collaboration between election administrators and election scientists, and connect senior and junior scholars. When: July 26 and 27. Where: University of Wisconsin-Madison.
X. Job Postings This Week
Chief Security Officer (Denver) - Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking a senior executive Chief Security Officer to join our team in Denver, Colorado! The CSO will be accountable for the development, implementation, and management of enterprise-wide strategies, policies, and programs intended for the mitigation and reduction of operational, financial and reputational risk relating to the security of our products, data, personnel, customers, and facilities globally. Salary: Negotiable base + bonus & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
City Clerk, Grand Rapids, Michigan — this position is appointed annually by the City Commission and serves under an employment agreement with the City. This is responsible professional and supervisory duties over the City Clerk's office. The City Clerk is responsible for the administration and oversight of all functions performed by the office staff, including the City Commission meetings; all notice functions and record keeping responsibilities of the City; supervision of staff (full time, seasonal, and supplemental employees); and providing direction and guidance for all election processes required of the City. The work of this position is performed under direction of the City Commission. The employee is expected to demonstrate considerable independent knowledge and judgment in the performance of the duties. The employee is also responsible for assigning and coordinating work of a large clerical staff, and assuring that work is completed according to applicable federal and state laws and guidelines and according to established standards. Salary: $102,012-$129,416 annually. Deadline: Feb. 23. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Customer Relations Manager (Toronto) - Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking a customer focused and passionate Customer Relations Manager to join our team in Toronto! This position is responsible for providing world-class customer service to our customers in order to achieve our core purpose of delivering solutions for the advancement of fair, accessible, and secure elections! Salary: Negotiable base + bonus & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Customer Relations Manager (Phoenix, AZ) - Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking a customer focused and passionate Customer Relations Manager to join our team in Phoenix, AZ! This position is responsible for effectively and proactively managing the day-to-day relationship, administration and technical/product support of one or more assigned customer accounts. Additionally, the CRM will serve as project manager for specialized projects such as pre- and post-election day support, new product implementations, and/or product upgrades/updates. Salary: Negotiable base + bonus & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Elections Operation Manager, Douglas County, Colorado — this position performs a variety of complex supervisory and project management responsibilities This is a highly technical and supervisory position that, in collaboration with the Elections Manager, plans and conducts all functions associated with the operation of the department including: documentation of policies and procedures; mentoring and support for all subordinate staff; creating and enforcing policies that comply with statutory mandates and directives; participate in the creation and execution of strategic and tactical plans for operating successful elections within the County; provide assistance to other entities participating in a County or conducting their own election; managing election assets; ensuring accurate and unbiased collection and reporting of votes; cash management associated with revenues and fees as required by law. Coordinates with and assists other Clerk & Recorder Divisions as needed. Salary: $4,6230-$5,778, monthly. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Executive Director/Chief Prosecutor, Rhode Island Ethics Commission — to serve as chief administrative officer and prosecutor for the Rhode Island Ethics Commission. To be responsible to the Commission for all administrative, personnel, budgeting, investigative and prosecutorial functions, as well as other litigation, financial disclosure, advisory opinions, educational programs and any additional matters directed by the Commission. The Rhode Island Ethics Commission is a constitutionally mandated body empowered to adopt, enforce and administer the Code of Ethics. The Code sets forth standards of conduct for all public officials and employees. The Commission educates and advises public officials and employees about the standards of conduct set out in the Code of Ethics. Works under the supervision of the Commissioners. Work is subject to informal review by the Commission Chair and/or Commissioners for effectiveness and conformance to policy, statutes, regulations and professional standards. Annual performance review by the Commission. Salary: $117,412 - $131,715. Deadline: March 4. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Government Outreach Lead, Democracy Works — as the Government Outreach Lead, you will be responsible for growing our government program and expanding use of our tools. You’ll be joining a team of nationally respected experts in election administration with deep connections among election officials and technologists at the federal, state, and local level. In 2018, we’re focusing on establishing new relationships and formal partnerships with a variety of offices, all with varying priorities, funding constraints, and power structures. In this role, you will need to immerse yourself in the world of election administration, build relationships with keystakeholders, and think creatively in order to generate revenue opportunities for Democracy Works products and services. Salary: $76,000-$120,000. Deadline: Target start date is Feb. 15. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Government Program Lead, Democracy Works — as the government program lead, you will be responsible for supporting and empowering our government partners. This includes both front-line technical support and community building; we’re looking to you to strengthen existing relationships with the election administrators we serve and work closely with them to ensure they have a positive experience with Democracy Works. As the primary point of contact for our partners, you are their first call (or email) when they have questions or concerns. You’re also their advocate inside the organization, communicating partners’ needs and finding creative solutions when unique problems arise. In 2018, you’ll be helping with implementation of Ballot Scout in multiple states, as well as the rollout of our brand new Government Election Notifications tool. You’ll also be creating content for our various projects, and assisting the NASED Executive Director with website updates and conferences. To be successful, you will need to immerse yourself in the world of election administration, become a trusted resource for our partners, have impeccable attention to detail, and deliver top-notch customer service. Salary Range: $62,000 - $89,000. Deadline: Feb. 18. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Payroll & AP Administrator, Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking an experienced Payroll & AP Administrator to be join our team in Denver, CO! This position will be responsible for managing and organizing of all functions related to payroll administration and accounts payable, including, but not limited to: recording, processing and obtaining approvals; and Processing all matters in a timely and accurate fashion, including following up on items related to the various accounts payable, payroll and month-end deadlines. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Product Manager, TurboVote — as Product Manager for TurboVote, you will be acting as a product owner and project manager, working from end-to-end— from sitting with our executive leadership to make strategic choices AND down in the details of planning sprints and onboarding partners. In doing so, you’ll be supported by a constellation of software developers; a researcher who brings extensive knowledge of election administration; a partner support team with significant experience implementing across higher education, nonprofit, and corporate environments; and a COO dedicated to corralling the external resources you need to succeed. Deadline: Open until filled. Salary: $90,000 to $120,000 per year. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Product & System Specialist (Jamestown, NY) - Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking tech-savvy and passionate Product & System Specialist to join our team in Jamestown, NY! This position is responsible for delivering internal and external technical support services related to the implementation, operation, repair, maintenance and upgrades of Dominion’s hardware and software technologies and products. Salary: Negotiable base + bonus & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Regional Sales Manager (West), Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking is highly-motivated and accomplished Regional Sales Manager to work remotely and be based in the Western United States; preferably California. The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for long term sales (3-5 years) of the company’s election products and services in a specified geographic region to governmental agencies. This position uses technical, organizational and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products and services to their needs, resulting in revenue generation. In addition, the position provides input and participates in the marketing, planning and development of products and services. Salary: Negotiable base + commission & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Senior Manager, Technical Product Support (Denver, CO) - Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking a tech-savvy, passionate Senior Manager, Technical Product Support to join our team in Denver, CO! This position is responsible for strategically leading and developing a multi-state team of election technology software and hardware Product Specialists through a number of critical projects throughout the Western United States. Salary: Negotiable base + bonus & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
Senior Research Support Associate, Election Data and Science Lab, MIT — support the data processing and research assistance needs of the lab. Responsibilities will include assisting with data management and research by collecting and cleaning data, performing data analysis, creating graphs and figures, visualizing data, and preparing tables for papers that are in the process of publication; assisting with the fielding of surveys; and performing general administrative duties including file organization, participating in meetings, and other miscellaneous tasks. This is an ideal position for someone interested in gaining research experience in political science and data science more broadly. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.
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