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electionlineWeekly — September 13, 2018

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XI. Upcoming Events

EAC Online Discussion about Voter Registration — The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host an online event on Wednesday, September 19 to discuss two pre-election dates that are important to elections officials and voters: September 22, the 45-day deadline for states to send absentee ballots to uniformed and overseas citizen voters; and September 25, National Voter Registration Day. The 11 a.m. Eastern Time event will be live-streamed on Facebook and the EAC's website, www.eac.gov. Moderated by EAC Chairman Thomas Hicks, the discussion will feature David Beirne, Director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program, and Brian Miller, Executive Director of Nonprofit Vote, detailing their organizations' activities to ensure voters know they have an opportunity to cast a ballot in the upcoming midterm elections. Where: Online. When: 11 a.m.; September 19.

IGO Post-Election Audits Webinar — There’s a lot of buzz around post-election audits and Risk-limiting audits (RLAs).  This webinar will explain RLA terms and definitions, and will outline the key elements for conducting a RLA, including the use of technology.  We’ll also discuss the benefits, challenges, and best practices, and what can be done to enhance a traditional post-election audit. Finally, we’ll learn about the post-election audit program that was recently implemented in Utah.  Our presenters are Jennifer Morrell from the Democracy Fund’s Election Validation Project and Ryan Cowley, Election Director for Weber County, Utah. Where: Online: When: 4pm, September 19.

International Association of Government Officials— IGO’s 2019 mid-winter conference will be held in Irvine, California, January 6-11, 2019. Watch this space for more details about agendas and registration.

National Association of State Election Directors — The NASED Winter Conference will be held in Washington DC, February 1-4, 2019. Watch this space for more details about agendas and registration.

National Association of Secretaries of State — The NASS Winter Conference will be held in Washington, DC, February 1-4, 2019. Watch this space for more details about agendas and registration.

International Association of Government Officials — IGO’s 2019 Annual Conference will be held in Houston, Texas, July 11-17. Watch this space for more details about agendas and registration.

National Association of Counties— NACo’s 2019 Annual Conference will be held in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada July 11-15, 2019. Watch this space for more details about agendas and registration.

National Association of State Election Directors — The NASED Summer Conference will be held in Austin, Texas, July 14-16, 2019. Watch this space for more details about agendas and registration.