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 the research staff of The Pew Charitable Trusts Elections Initiatives. Please email links to research to Sean Greene at Pew.
Community Voices: Improving Access to Voting for California’s Limited-English Proficiency Communities – Joshua Alegado, Zainab Badi, and Michelle Romero, The Greenlining Institute, Feb. 18, 2015: This report notes that approximately 11 percent of eligible California voters speaks only limited English, and that there is a gap in the outreach to these voters but there are also ways to improve the system, such as writing ballot information in plain language and clearly publicizing the availability of bilingual poll workers.