Back 

Evaluating Elections by Zach Markovits Pew

Evaluating Elections with Zach Markovits

NCSL 2013 Legislative Summit: Aug. 13, 2013

 

Speaker

Zach Markovits
 

Overview

Zach Markovits is a manager of election initiatives with Pew Charitable Trusts. Under his guidance, Pew has created the "Elections Performance Index," an online interactive tool that measures how well voting processes work in America.

By looking at 17 indicators, the EPI suggests stengths and weaknesses in each state. Markovits' expectation is that state lawmakers will use this tool to help guide policymaking for elections.

Indicators include the use of online voter registration, the numbers of absentee ballots requested and accepted, post-election audits, voting success for overseas voters and more. 

Other  Resources

NCSL Contact


Share this: 
We are the nation's most respected bipartisan organization providing states support, ideas, connections and a strong voice on Capitol Hill.

NCSL Member Toolbox

Denver

7700 East First Place
Denver, CO 80230
Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800

Washington

444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515
Washington, D.C. 20001
Tel: 202-624-5400 | Fax: 202-737-1069

Copyright 2014 by National Conference of State Legislatures