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electionlineWeekly — February 15, 2018

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 IV. 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., director of research for the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

Election Security in All 50 States - Danielle Root, Liz Kennedy, Michael Sozan, and Jerry Parshall, Center for American Progress, February 2018: This report examines election security and preparedness in each state, looking specifically at state requirements and practices related to:

  • Cybersecurity standards for voter registration systems
  • Voter-verified paper ballots
  • Post-election audits
  • Ballot accounting and reconciliation
  • Return of voted paper absentee ballots
  • Voting machine certification requirements
  • Pre-election logic and accuracy testing