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The Canvass: States and Election Reform

A newsletter designed to synthesize data, legislative practices, and insight from the 50 states and U.S. territories into an executive summary for legislators and key staff.

June 1, 2019

The Canvass | June 2019

The June 2019 issue of The Canvass discusses treating elections as infrastructure, provides a legislative update on post election audits and youth poll workers and more.

May 1, 2019

The Canvass | May 2019

The May 2019 issue of The Canvass discusses: We're Still Asking: What is Automatic Voter Registration; legislative updates and odd and ends.

April 1, 2019

The Canvass | April 2019

The April 2019 issue of The Canvass discusses ballot collecting (aka ballot harvesting) at the state level, and an interview with Senator Elaine Bowers from Kansas who chairs the Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee.

February 1, 2019

The Canvass | February 2019

In this month's Canvass, we take a look at election trends in 2018 and what election legislation has been introduced in 2019. Topics include: absentee & early voting, voter registration, post-election audits, voter verification, voting...

December 1, 2016

The Canvass | December 2016

Compilation of election returns and validation of the outcome that forms the basis of the official results by a political subdivision.

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