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May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022

In Focus this Week

Exit Interview: David Beirne
Long-time FVAP director set to move on to new DoD role

By M. Mindy Moretti

Like many people in the field, David Beirne didn’t set out to be an elections official. Following college graduation he was looking for a job in city or town management, but like many college graduates, when that didn’t pan out quickly enough and rent was due so-to-speak, Beirne took a job elsewhere.

That job was in the Broward County, Florida Supervisor of Elections Office and the rest, as they like to say, is history.

Now, after more than three decades in the elections field, including the last 12 years with the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), Beirne is moving on to another, non-elections role at the Department of Defense.

Before joining FVAP, Beirne worked in election administration in Florida and Texas. He served as an assistant to the supervisor of elections in Broward County, an election administrator in Fort Bend County, Texas and as director of public affairs for the Harris County, Texas clerk.

“As a member of the Council of State Governments Overseas Voting Initiative, I have had the pleasure of working with Director Beirne for several years. His professionalism and wealth of knowledge has made him a tremendous asset to FVAP and OVI, and his sardonic witticisms have always brought levity to a very important subject matter,” said Barb Bynum, Ingham County, Michigan clerk. “I appreciated the previous election administration experience he brought to the table and to effectively communicate the military perspective to the election administrators on the task force. He is leaving big shoes to fill at FVAP, but I wish him well in all of his future endeavors and hope our paths cross again in the future.”

Following stints in local elections, Beirn next became the executive director of the Election Technology Council (ETC). As executive director of ETC, he worked on behalf of election industry members to educate federal and state governments, legislators, and other voting community constituents to address issues facing the industry. Beirne also operated his own strategic consulting business focused on election administration, national policy and communications.

Beirne joined FVAP in 2010 and served in various capacities spanning the organization, including Director of Voting Assistance and Deputy Director of Technology Programs.

“As a former local election official in Florida, David brought a unique perspective on the issues facing military and overseas voters to FVAP. I had the opportunity to work closely with David as a member of the Council of State Governments (CSG) Overseas Voting Initiative, which focuses on improving UOCAVA voting through research and data standardization,” said David Stafford, supervisor of elections in Escambia County, Florida. “David also spearheaded the 2016 Military Ballot Tracking Pilot, a successful proof of concept project involving our office and five other local election jurisdictions, FVAP, CSG, the United States Postal Service and the Military Postal Service Agency. HIs focus has always been on what is best for military and overseas voters, and how FVAP can help the local election officials who serve them. David’s steady hand will be missed. I wish him all the best in his new role.

What made you choose to work in local government and how specifically did you end up working in election administration after college?
First off, the opportunity to conduct an exit interview with Electionline is an honor since I can still recall the first time I visited the website and how often I continued to visit the daily news section for the latest topics and trends.  Actually, I fell into elections completely by accident. I originally pursued a career in city and town management, but after failing to secure immediate employment, I applied for a mail clerk position with the Broward County, Florida Supervisor of Elections office.  I was quickly promoted to the front office and worked closely with Jane Carroll, a legend in the election space.

During my time in Broward, the 2000 election represented my first presidential election experience which remained with me and guided my approach as I observed the level of scrutiny election officials need to prepare for each and every day. After that, election administration took root as a field of interest and has allowed me countless opportunities to learn and serve while advancing my career.

I would be remiss not to point out that I’ve been very fortunate to work with two very strong women in the field of elections, Jane Carroll, the retired Broward County Supervisor of Elections, and Beverly Kaufman, the former Harris County Clerk.  Both of them taught me a number of lessons that remain with me to this day.

Tell us about the program that the DoD is sending you to. We have all heard of the Naval War College (but do not necessarily know what it is!). Tell us about the program you are in now through the DoD, how long it will take and what happens after you complete the program.
The Department of Defense program I have been accepted into is called the Defense Senior Leadership Development Program (DSLDP). DSLDP is a competitive program administered through the DoD that “develops senior civilian leaders to support the needs of the 21st century through a joint, interagency and multi-national environment.”  Essentially, the curriculum consists of professional military education through attendance at the Army War College, College of Naval Warfare, Air War College, or National Defense University (National War College or Eisenhower School) followed by a new 10-month experiential work assignment.

In the summer, I will report to the National Defense University-Eisenhower School for approximately 10 months of study, followed by another assignment within the federal government.  The curriculum and work assignment are intended to offer opportunities for career broadening and to expanding my view beyond the world of election administration.  I will graduate from the program with a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy in June 2023 and look to complete the DLSDP in August of 2024.

I am very excited and thankful for this opportunity and the support I continue to receive from my leadership.

You’ve had wide-ranging experience in the election community – local election official, voting technology representative, consultant and now federal employee … how do you see that background assisting you as you prepare to embark on the Eisenhower School program?
I think my overall range of experiences provide a unique perspective for the Department.  Election administration and remains highly visible both for the media and as part of the national dialogue.  The intense scrutiny and zero sum aspects provide very little margin for error.  After all, your most seasoned election official may only have 5 Presidential election cycles in their career.  I think my involvement in elections have given me experience in the areas of project management, policy development and implementation, but also the ability to think strategically.  All of these skills are critical in the Department of Defense, especially in the areas that directly support the warfighter and their overall readiness.

I also think election administrators understand the need to remain nonpartisan at all times.  At its very core, election administration is one area of government that demonstrates the need for separation of politics from administration, the very dichotomy in play in the field of public administration. My hope is that the DSLDP will enhance my core skills, but also identify other areas within the Department that these same skills may be used to continue to support our military and their families.

How has the FVAP Director role changed since you first started with the organization?
I joined the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) in 2010 and at that time FVAP’s personnel surged to approximately 32 individuals in response to passage of the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act in 2009.  Since that time, responsibilities of the FVAP Director have remained the same and FVAP matured its operations to gain efficiencies. We continue to augment our staff with contractor support and other temporary personnel during peak periods of election activity, but I take a lot of pride in applying efficiencies in the federal space and perhaps dispelling myths about federal agencies.  It seems that some would prefer for FVAP to have more of an advocacy role, but the role of the FVAP Director remains solely focused on administering program activities and leaving overarching policies to the states and to legislators.

Surveys are now a huge part of how FVAP gains insight; what have you learned about asking questions of your voters or stakeholders? What answers have surprised you the most?
FVAP continues to rely on surveys to meet its Congressional reporting requirements for assessing program effectiveness and measuring overall military and overseas citizen registration and participation rates.  I think the one item that may have shifted in the last few years is the increased level that FVAP takes to actively apply its survey findings not just to meet its reporting requirements, but to understand more about its customers.  The ability for FVAP to assess and report an overseas participation rate was a very difficult sausage-making exercise, and it only came about from coming up with a viable strategy to survey overseas citizens like we do our active duty military personnel.  The net result of these surveys is that we now have a better snapshot on how these two broad customer groups differ in age, demographics and access to the voting process.  I think the biggest surprise to me is the level of complexity and rigor that goes into our survey program overall.  Our research portfolio is not an easy undertaking and requires a good partnership between FVAP staff, other DoD offices, and our contractors.

What should your staff be most proud of overcoming or achieving?
I think both current and former FVAP staff should be most proud of supporting the progress FVAP demonstrated since 2010.  This is especially true when it comes to integrating customer service throughout the program. Through Congressional authorization and Departmental support, FVAP made a substantial investment into its website and the customer experience; applied substantial research and data analysis to our program activities; and leveraged new opportunities to engage directly with state and local election officials through our cooperative agreement with the Council of State Governments and their Overseas Voting Initiative.  These achievements are a result of a total team effort, clear focus, and overall program continuity to build on the foundations established since the MOVE Act amendments to Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).

The current team at FVAP should be proud of the resiliency demonstrated over the last two years.  I remain humbled to work with a team that remained thoroughly committed during the pandemic.  The staff pulled together and continue to execute FVAP’s mission effectively through their adaptability and overall team cohesion. For that, I will remain forever grateful and impressed.

My sister was a UOCAVA voter for more than decade. She always took the time to request and send her ballot back even though she was convinced it never made it/got counted. What advice do you have for people like my sister to instill confidence in the system? Additionally, what would you recommend to local elections officials to help them assuage the concerns of folks like my sister?
FVAP deals with this pervasive myth that ballots returning from overseas military and overseas citizens are not even considered for counting unless the election is close.  We really don’t know where this myth began, but we continue to remind our voters that all ballots received by the published deadlines for each state and territory must be considered for acceptance or rejection.  This myth, and the need to combat it, drove FVAP to conduct the Military Ballot Tracking Pilot in 2016 to provide full ballot tracking of UOCAVA ballots through the United States Postal System domestically and the military postal system for our overseas military.  While election officials continue to focus on the need to assure their voters from a cybersecurity standpoint, I think there is plenty of opportunity to explore ways to foster greater information awareness strategies to improve a general understanding of the election administration process as a “back-to-basics” approach.

What do you see as your legacy as you leave FVAP work behind? What are FVAP’s biggest challenges and opportunities as you see them?
I don’t like to think in terms of legacy, but I do hope my ten years demonstrates a desire to pursue innovative and creative ideas.  Significant FVAP accomplishments since 2010:

  • completing our research on the electronic voting demonstration project (i.e., internet voting);
  • fielding a revamped FVAP.gov website;
  • standardizing our voting content to better support our voting assistance officers; establishing a clear methodology to report overseas citizen registration and participation rates;
  • establishing voting assistance ambassador positions overseas;
  • leveraging a new standardized data schema to perhaps reduce the post-election reporting requirements for states

I think one challenge for FVAP is to continue to work with states to understand the military environment and encourage them to work with FVAP to refine their proposed solutions, but not look for the Department to solve them.  FVAP raises awareness and supports our military, their families, and overseas citizens with the absentee voting process.  Ultimately, FVAP does what is required under statute and supported by the Department.

I think opportunities exist for discussions with state and local election officials in several areas.  We’ve seen states such as Nevada, Montana, and Maryland authorize the acceptance of digital signatures from the Department of Defense Common Access Card in lieu of a wet signature.  This is a positive trend for those states that already authorize the electronic submission of election materials because it takes into account the operational limitations of our active duty military, but also the current use of digital signatures within Departmental activities.  The acceptance of digital signatures from the Department of Defense Common Access Card negates the need for our military to rely on printers and scanners when completing and returning election materials.

One thing I can most assuredly tell you- FVAP will be in good hands through Scott Wiedmann who will take over as Acting Director in my absence.  He and I shared a common vision throughout our time of service together and I will remain eternally grateful for his support.

You share a birthday with a former president, who is that and can you tell us about your chance encounter with the president.
During the 2004 General Election, former President George H.W. Bush and the first lady intended to vote early and gave a heads up to the Harris County Clerk responsible for conducting elections in Harris County, Texas.  The former president’s advance team notified us and I was designated as their liaison to minimize impact and disruptions at an early voting location in Houston.  I was already aware that President Bush and I shared a birthday so I looked forward to this opportunity to potentially meet him

After being introduced to the President, I said, “It is an honor to meet you, sir.  You and I share a birthday.”

President Bush turned to me without missing a beat and said, “You’re 80?!?”

I was 29 at the time.

The story sticks with me to this day because of the unique opportunity, but for such a leader to demonstrate such a quick sense of humor and lightheartedness.

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Election News This Week

Primary Updates: Corn Huskers and Mountaineers headed to the polls this week in the third Tuesday of 2022 primaries so far this election season. Overall things went well in both states with turnout in Nebraska being higher than expected. Once concern leading into Tuesday’s primaries in Nebraska was that recent redistricting may pose problems, but those problems didn’t seem to arise. “One of the things that has really surprised me about primary election day in Hall County, is the lack of calls at the office from people wanting to know where to go. We put an extra phone line in cause we have 40% of our voters who are at a different polling site this election, and I think people have done a really good job of planning ahead,” Hall County Elections Commissioner Tracy Overstreet told a local television station. Redistricting also didn’t seem to affect voting in Adams County. “We did put notices on all of the old polling locations to direct them to how to look up their polling site, so maybe that has helped,” said Adams County Court Clerk Ramona Thomas. “We did also do a mailing prior to the election letting everyone know about the changes.” Dawes County saw a 46.6% turnout rate with almost no problems. Poll workers in Lancaster County were prepared for the turnout and there were few issues. Incumbent Secretary of State Bob Evnen won the Republican primary. In West Virginia, even though state and local elections officials worked to get out the word about redistricting, some problems did arise on Tuesday. In Berkeley County, which had to increase from 66 to 80 precincts County Clerk Elaine Mauck said there was some confusion. “We have some confusion,” she said. “The delegate districts have changed (because of redistricting) and we’ve from 66 precincts to 80—our population has just exploded.” Voters on Charleston’s West Side, voiced concerns about a polling being relocated dues to construction in Kanawha County. “We are three generations of West Virginia women voting, and nothing will prevent us from voting,” voter Judy Hamilton said once she, her mother and her daughter cast their ballots. Election results came in faster than ever before thanks to new voting machines in Raleigh County. County Clerk Danny Moore says the new machines are synced with the Secretary of State’s results website. The new voting machines were purchased by the county for a sum of 1.5 million dollars. Wood County, County Clerk Mark Rhodes said other than a couple of technical issues and a few poll workers who called in sick, but it was not as bad as Rhodes thought it could get. Marshall County Clerk Melanie Madden was pleased with the roll out of the county’s new voting technology.

From the Ground Up: Often when elections offices need to move to new facilities they will move into another county-owned property or the county will purchase an existing building. But this week there’s news that two elections offices are getting brand new, from the ground up, facilities. In Seminole County, Florida Elections Supervisor Chris Anderson is pushing the county commission to move faster on a new facility that will not only be more secure but will help him accommodate the additional staff he needs to handle the increase in voters. A new building will alleviate some of the day-to-day challenges and allow Anderson to focus on the big picture and future election issues. “That’s why we need to be self-contained and be self-sufficient to address our own needs,” Anderson said.  The start of construction and how large the building are still to be determined. And in Ohio, the Tuscarawas County commission voted this week to purchase land to build a new building for the county board of elections. “I think it’s a very exciting project for the county,” said Commissioner Al Landis. “I think it’s going to be something of high value and something that will last a long time.” The county elections office is currently housed in the basement of the courthouse which has limited space, especially for early voting. “We are very, very grateful for the patience of the voters in our county,” elections Director Gail Garbrandt said. “They deserve better. The commissioners recognize this. We applaud them in their efforts and the board and our staff are all looking forward to working together to make this happen as seamlessly as possible.”

This and That:  Sacramento County, California will add Apple AirTags to ballot transportation bags in response to some concerns raised by voters. In an interview with a local television station, Adams County, Colorado Clerk Josh Zygielbaum explained that for his own safety he now routinely wears a bullet-proof vest. With early voting underway and five months into a nationwide search, Macon-Bibb County, Georgia still has not been able to hire an elections supervisor. A coalition of Idaho nonprofits that worked to boost Latino participation in the 2020 census is now turning its attention to voter education ahead of the May 17 primary election. The Will County, Illinois Detention Facility is the first county jail to be designated as a polling place following the passage of legislation earlier this year. Ramsey County, Minnesota has begun training Hmong election judges after the most recent Census data show a growth in Hmong voters. A ballot measure has been submitted to the Missouri secretary of state’s office that would, if approved by voters, implement ranked choice voting in the Show Me State. A group of 72 civil rights, labor and voting rights organizations sent a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul leaders in the state assembly and senate urging the passage of the John. R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York. A ballot printing error in Clackamas County, Oregon will force some ballots to be hand-processed because the equipment cannot read the blurred barcodes. Members of the Texas House Committee on Elections heard from election administrators regarding delays in election results reporting during the March primary election.

Personnel News: Ken Matta is stepping down as election security officer the Arizona secretary of state’s office after nearly 20 years on the job.  Julie Freese is running for re-election as Fremont County, Wyoming clerk. Sydney Rasch will replace Susan Inman on the Pulaski County, Arkansas election commission. Heidi Leatherwood has been appointed the new Greely, Colorado city clerk. Dominic Rapini has earned the Republican nomination for Connecticut secretary of state. Rep. Stephanie Thomas has received the Democratic nomination for Connecticut secretary of state. Thurston County Auditor Mary Hall will serve on the National Association of Election Officials board of directors. Rayla Campbell is a Republican candidate for Massachusetts secretary of state. Walla Walla County, Washington Auditor Karen Martin announced her re-election campaign this week.

Legislative Updates

Colorado: Senate Bill 22-153 was approved by the House last week. The Internal Election Security Measures bill is aimed at preventing insider attacks on the state’s voting system. Among other things, the bill will: require clerks and recorder office employees, election officials and others to take a certification course on things like election law, risk-limiting audits and election security within a set amount of time. Prohibit someone from serving as an election official if they have been convicted of any election offense or other crimes like sedition or treason. Put more parameters around who can have access to voting machines and how the machines must be stored. Require 24/7, year-round surveillance of voting machines and stipulates that the footage must be stored for 25 months. Ban the imaging of hard drives without the state’s written permission. Offer money for the state and counties to assess potential election risks. Stipulate that anyone who tampers with or facilitates unauthorized access to electronic voting machines is guilty of a class 5 felony. Require the use of electronic voting equipment in most circumstances and limits the use of hand counts. Set out rules for what would happen if a county won’t certify an abstract of its votes by the deadline. During House mark-up and vote legislators greed to remove a provision that would have banned anyone overseeing elections from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about the process, an effort that raised First Amendment concerns. The bill now heads to the governor’s desk.

Kansas: Gov. Laura Kelly (D) signed House Bill 2138, a package of election law modifications including the requirement that all voting systems use paper ballots with a distinctive watermark. Advocacy groups and legislators opposing this bill argue the watermark is a considerable unfunded mandate. The measure also creates a new reason for county election officers to send a confirmation of address notice when there is no election-related activity from a registered voter for four years. If the notice is returned as “undeliverable” or there is no response, the person would be removed from the voter roll according to Clay Barker, deputy assistant secretary of state. “We don’t want to remove people just because they haven’t voted, but not voting combined with the card is an indication that they have likely moved,” Barker said during a February hearing on the bill.

Louisiana: Local governments in Louisiana would be prohibited from making their own voter registration rules under a constitutional amendment that was advanced Wednesday in the Legislature. House Bill 178, sponsored by Rep. Debbie Villio, R-Kenner, was approved in the House and Governmental Affairs Committee in a 7-5 vote with Rep. Malinda White, an independent from Bogalusa, siding with Republicans in favor of the proposal. The proposal would change a provision in the Louisiana Constitution that currently gives every “citizen of the state,” who is at least 18, the right to register and vote. The amendment would add the phrase “and the United States” after the word “state” and an additional subsection to prohibit local governments from changing any voter registration qualifications.  Villio said the amendment is needed to prevent towns and cities in Louisiana from doing what New York City did last year. A law was passed there that gave all residents, regardless of citizenship, the ability to vote in municipal elections.

Missouri: The Missouri Senate passed a wide-ranging elections bill that would enact a photo ID requirement to vote as well as create a window to cast an absentee ballot without an excuse.  The bill will now go back to the House, which can send it to the governor or ask for a conference to work out differences. After a nine-hour Democratic filibuster last week, Democrats agreed to let the bill come to a vote after adding an amendment to allow for in-person, no-excuse absentee voting during the two weeks before an election at the local election authority office. A move to allow for satellite in-person absentee voting was squashed. The bill also includes several recommendations —  such as prohibiting touchscreen voting machines and requiring a number of cybersecurity checks. Under the bill, sponsored by state Rep. John Simmons, R-Washington, registered voters would either have to get a government-issued photo ID or else only be allowed to cast a provisional ballot on Election Day.  The provisional ballot would be counted only if the voter returns later that day with a photo ID or if election officials can verify their signature based on voter records. Funds could also be withheld if the secretary of state finds a local election authority has not properly maintained their voter registration lists or accepts private donations.

Montana: State lawmakers, county election administrators and the Montana Association of Counties have established an unpublicized informal workgroup to examine Montana’s current election processes and discuss opportunities to enhance the election system ahead of the next legislative session. The group has met twice to date, most recently in late April, and has grown to include Republican and Democratic legislators from both chambers, as well as a representative from Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen’s office and Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan, whose office shares oversight of certain election and voter fraud matters with Jacobsen. “We want to talk about just what goes on in Montana and how do we increase voter confidence, because a lot of people don’t know how the voting system works, and a lot of legislators don’t,” Rep. Steve Gist (R-Great Falls) said. “Even I came away with more knowledge after our first in-person meeting [in April] of how things work.”

New York: With the district maps being redrawn by an independent expert, the House and state Senate primaries are being pushed to Aug. 23 by a state Supreme Court in Steuben County. The state Assembly and statewide races were unaffected by the ruling, and remain scheduled for June 28. State Sen. James Tedisco and Assemblyman John Salka are proposing legislation  that would help cover the costs for an additional primary in New York. Elections officials like Saratoga County’s Roger Schiera worry the logistics of holding two primary votes on short notice will be a logistical challenge to find workers.  “We face problems with fatigue for election workers because there’s going to be the extra election and turning out the extra people we need to do,” he said. “It’s over 700, more like 800 support people for a full election.” Statewide, a full primary can cost up to $30 million to administer.

South Carolina: South Carolina senators have unanimously approved a compromise that would allow the state to hold true early voting.  The House quickly approved the bill raising the possibility voters could head to the polls two weeks before the June 14 primary.  Senators decided Wednesday to add qualifications for election board members and the executive director and give legislative leaders permission to ask a court to let them kick out anyone who doesn’t meet those requirements.  They dropped their initial insistence for the Senate to approve the governor’s appointments to the state election board. The governor will likely sign the bill and lawmakers say early voting could be in place by the end of May. State election officials didn’t immediately respond to a question if that is possible.

Legal Updates

Federal Litigation: The Foundation for Government Accountability sued the U.S. Department of Justice after the department ignored its Freedom of Information Act requests about an executive order directing federal agencies to promote “access to voting.” In July of 2021 FGA submitted a FOIA request to view the plans federal agencies created to promote better access to voting. “FOIA requests are meant to provide Americans with transparency and reassurance that governing agencies using taxpayer dollars are acting thoughtfully, lawfully, and in the best interest of the American people,” Stewart Whitson, FGA’s legal director, said. “DOJ’s decision to stonewall our lawful request under FOIA raises grave concerns that the Biden administration may be hiding the full details of these plans from the public and Congress.” Federal law requires agencies to respond to FOIA requests within 20 business days, and sometimes an additional 10, after receiving the request. To date, the DOJ has provided no documents in response to the FGA’s FOIA requests, it said, prompting the FGA to sue.

Arkansas: The Arkansas Supreme Court has denied a request by plaintiffs in a voting-rights lawsuit for an expedited availability of the trial’s transcript. Jess Askew III, one of the plaintiffs’ attorneys, filed an emergency motion for expedited consideration and petition for the writ. The attempt to get the transcript of the four-day bench trial that was held in March came in hopes of moving the appeal forward and getting a final ruling before the November general elections. Dylan Jacobs, deputy solicitor general in the Arkansas attorney general’s office, filed a brief opposing the plaintiffs’ petition, which Askew answered in a tendered reply just after noon Friday. The unsigned, two-sentence order denying the plaintiffs’ petition without explanation was filed 20 minutes later by the Supreme Court. The lawsuit — filed in December on behalf of the League of Women Voters, Arkansas United and five individual registered voters — targeted four laws passed in the last legislative session that the plaintiffs said would disenfranchise voters who are poor, members of minority groups, immigrants or are dealing with chronic health problems. Defendants in the lawsuit are Secretary of State John Thurston and the Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners. The brief, one-page order issued April 1 by the Supreme Court was unsigned and gave no reason for issuing the stay. The order denying the writ petition was also brief.

U.S. Senate candidate Jake Bequette is accusing Craighead County election officials of intentionally misspelling his name on the primary election ballot. “For weeks, statewide election officials have known that my name was going to be listed incorrectly on ballots here in Arkansas, but they refused to act, correct the ballots, notify the voting public, or even notify my campaign,” Bequette continued. Bequette filed suit against Thurston and both the Craighead County Election Commission and the state Election Commission. The suit asks Judge Mackie Pierce to: Order the Secretary of State, the State Board of Election Commissioners, the Craighead County Election Commission and its Commissioners, and all county election commissions in the state to immediately correct their respective Republican primary official ballots to properly identify him as Jake Bequette. Order the Secretary of State, the State Board of Election Commissioners, the Craighead County Election Commission and its Commissioners, and all county election commissions in the state to provide uniform statewide notice to all Republican voters in the state of the misidentification.

Colorado: District Court Judge Valerie Robison has barred Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters (R), an outspoken proponent of baseless election conspiracy theories, from overseeing the county’s primary and general elections in 2022. While Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) does not have the authority to unseat a county clerk, she sued to stop Peters and her deputy, Belinda Knisley, from supervising the elections because of allegations they tampered with Mesa County’s voting equipment in 2020. Robison supported the secretary of state’s petition, saying Peters and Knisley “have committed neglect of duty and are unable to perform the duties of the Mesa County Designated Election Official.” Brandi Bantz, the county’s election director, will now oversee the upcoming elections. This is now the second time Peters has been barred from overseeing an election. The first was in 2021.

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Philip A. Brimmer has declined to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges a Colorado-based group’s door-to-door canvassing amounts to illegal voter intimidation and a conspiracy to prevent people from voting. Earlier this year, three civic groups filed a federal complaint asking that a judge order the U.S. Election Integrity Plan to halt its alleged harassment of voters. The Colorado Montana Wyoming State Area Conference of the NAACP, the League of Women Voters of Colorado and Mi Familia Vota claimed that USEIP’s activities violate the federal Voting Rights Act and the Ku Klux Klan Act’s prohibitions on voter coercion. Brimmer rejected the plaintiffs’ request for a temporary restraining order, finding no allegations that USEIP was currently intimidating voters in a way that required emergency action. However, Brimmer subsequently refused to dismiss the lawsuit outright, saying the plaintiffs had credibly claimed that USEIP’s actions had harmed them directly. “Any of the plaintiff organizations in these cases theoretically could have chosen not to devote resources to countering the defendants’ conduct and, in that sense, their drained resources were volitional. But courts have considered organizations in similar positions to have been ‘forced’ to act,” Brimmer wrote

Florida: A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit has blocked enforcement of a trial judge’s ruling striking down key elements of a voting-restrictions law the Florida Legislature adopted last year, meaning the state can enforce those provisions during balloting this year. The panel in part cited U.S. Supreme Court precedent discouraging judicial intervention in elections too close to election day, lest doing so confuse voters. That 2006 ruling in Purcell v. Gonzalez didn’t define what “too close” means, but the 11th Circuit panel concluded that because preparations for the elections were already underway the state is entitled to enforce its law (SB 90). The unsigned opinion faults Chief Judge Mark Walker of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida in Tallahassee for failure to extend a presumption of good faith.  “The Supreme Court has instructed that when a court assesses whether duly enacted statute is tainted by discriminatory intent, the good faith of the state legislature must be presumed,” the panel wrote. “For starters, in its 288-page opinion, the district court never once mentioned the presumption. And while we do not require courts to incant magic words, it does not appear to us that the district court here meaningfully accounted for the presumption at all.”

Georgia: Voting rights groups rested their case this week in a trial challenging Georgia’s election policies, calling for a federal judge to order changes to voter registration and absentee ballot procedures that hindered some voters. The plaintiffs in the case, led by Fair Fight Action, told the judge that testimony from 52 witnesses over the past month showed that “exact match” registration rules and absentee ballot cancellation practices violate voting laws. “Without the federal protection of the court, more and more voters will be burdened,” said Allegra Lawrence-Hardy, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs. “These voter witnesses are the tip of the iceberg.” Exact match registration rules, which require ID verification for minor inconsistencies in a name’s spelling, should be eliminated, Lawrence-Hardy said. All voters must show ID anyway, and she said “exact match” creates an unnecessary burden that has a disproportionate racial impact because 70% of flagged voters are Black. She said citizenship verification should be improved after an audit by the secretary of state’s office found that 63% of voters flagged as potential noncitizens were actually U.S. citizens. The plaintiffs said registrations should be checked against the federal Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program. In addition, the plaintiffs are seeking improved training to ensure absentee voters who decide to instead vote in person can cast ballots, and they requested more rigorous methods when identifying potential felons who are ineligible to vote in Georgia.

Minnesota: Muse Mohamud Mohamed, 30, was convicted by a federal jury of lying to a grand jury when he said he returned three absentee ballots for voters, upon their request, during the 2020 primary election. Mohamed was charged in connection with a wider federal investigation into misuse of the absentee ballot “agent delivery” process, which is when voters with health problems or disabilities can have someone deliver their ballot to an election office. Mohamed was convicted of two counts of lying to the grand jury, which prosecutors said made it difficult for their investigation to proceed. The grand jury has spent more than a year investigating whether absentee ballots were being turned in without voters’ knowledge in the August 2020 primary election. According to the Minnesota Reformer, it’s not clear whether the grand jury’s work is done, and federal prosecutors declined to comment.

New York: U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe ordered New York to move its congressional primary to Aug. 23, rejecting an effort by Democrats to keep it in June. A group of voters backed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee attempted to stop the state from pushing the date back by two months, arguing that a late August primary would reduce the turnaround time before the general election and risk disenfranchising New Yorkers casting ballots from abroad. Sharpe approved the Aug. 23 primary date Tuesday, saying he was “not persuaded” by the Democratic voters’ “speculative assertions that they will be disenfranchised by the delayed primary.” “The later primary will accommodate the preparation of new Congressional maps and still provide ample time for compliance,” Sharpe wrote in his order.

North Carolina: The N.C. Supreme Court said that it would take over a lawsuit seeking to change when felony offenders can vote again, rather than wait for intermediate-level appeals judges to decide whether it was right for a trial court to loosen restrictions. The justices agreed to a motion filed by the suing ex-offenders and civil rights groups last month asking the state’s highest court to review the case before the Court of Appeals ruled on the crux of the lawsuit’s issue. That likely means a sooner final outcome — potentially before the November midterms — over the future of a 1973 law that prevents someone convicted of a felony from having voting rights restored while they are still on probation, parole or post-release supervision. The plaintiffs’ lawyers told the justices it was appropriate because the case involved significant legal matters that could affect 56,000 people currently without voting rights.

Ohio: Ohio’s Republican leaders want to call a time out in the battle over state legislative maps — at least until after this fall’s general elections — and asked the state’s high court on Monday to pause the legal back-and-forth with voting rights and Democratic groups. By a bipartisan 4-3 majority, the Ohio Supreme Court has so far tossed out four sets of legislative maps that were drawn by the Republican-dominated Ohio Redistricting Commission. The judges found those maps to be unfairly gerrymandered. The dispute over redrawing the maps resulted in races for state representative and senator being left off Ohio’s May 3 primary ballot. This week, Republicans asked the court to accept the third set of maps for just this year, and not order any more map-drawing until after the Nov. 8 elections. Ohio has limped nearly halfway into the year without a firm date for its Statehouse primaries. The process was supposed to be done in September, 2021.

Pennsylvania: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania is suing the Lancaster County commissioners for “failing to properly notify the public that they’d be considering removing the county’s one ballot drop box at a meeting last month,” the organization announced.  This, a lawsuit states, violated a Pennsylvania open-government law. Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Act states that a government agency needs to provide the public with at least 24 hours’ notice of any official action by posting its agenda on its website.  “There’s three violations of the Sunshine Act,” Marian Schneider, the senior voting rights policy council for ACLU-Pa., said. “One, it wasn’t listed on the agenda. Two, they failed to give the citizens notice that they were going to discuss it. And three, they didn’t have any formal deliberation, didn’t take a vote, and didn’t record the vote in the minutes.” The case was filed in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas and asks the court to issue an order prohibiting the commissioners from removing the drop box unless a “properly announced meeting” is held to consider the issue publicly.  This lawsuit has been filed on behalf of two county residents, according to the press release: Brian Frey, a lifelong county resident of Ephrata, and Jon Foley Sherman of Manheim Township.

Texas: The state Supreme Court heard testimony this week on a challenge to the state’s voting laws. Lawyers for Harris County Elections Administrator Isabel Longoria argued that a part of Texas’ newly enacted voting laws banning election administrators from sending out mass mail-in ballot applications violates the First Amendment. Longoria sued Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton late last year, challenging the enforcement of a law she said violates her free speech and prevents her office from doing its job. That case reached a 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel, which asked the Texas justices to certify three questions before it makes its ruling. Among other things, lawyers questioned whether Texas’ election code under Senate Bill 1 defines volunteer deputy registrars. The 5th Circuit also asked the court to consider what constitutes “solicitation” within the state’s election code. In her appeal, Longoria’s legal team questions whether the definition is narrowly limited to seeking applications for mail-in ballots that would be illegally cast, or if it includes what Longoria said is part of her job: “telling those who are elderly or disabled, for example, that they have the opportunity to apply for mail-in ballots.” Lastly, the court will evaluate what sort of jurisdiction the attorney general has over the election code.

Opinions This Week

National Opinions: Election officials | Paper ballots | Democracy | Voting rights | Election police

Alaska: Election lies

California: Santa Barbara County

Colorado: Summit County | Election officials

Florida: Voting system | Voting rights, II

Idaho: Get out the vote

Indiana: Primary reform | Vote centers

Kansas: Election fraud

Louisiana: Redistricting, II

Montana: Election security

Nebraska: Primary

New Mexico: Partisan elections | Secretary of state race

Ohio: Stark County

Oregon: Clackamas County

Pennsylvania: Election lies | Voting system| Vote by mail

South Dakota: Early voting

Tennessee: Turnout

Washington: Election lies | Voting rights

Wyoming: Voter ID lawsuit

Upcoming Events

2022 EAC Board of Advisors Annual Meeting: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will conduct a virtual annual meeting of the Board of Advisors to discuss EAC updates and upcoming programs, and discuss the implementation of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 and electronic poll book pilot program next steps, as well as threats against election officials. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors will hold their 2022 Annual Meeting primarily to discuss next steps regarding the VVSG 2.0 and implementation, the status of the EAC’s e-poll book pilot program, and threats against election officials. This meeting will include a question-and-answer discussion between board members and EAC staff. Board members will also review FACA Board membership guidelines and policies with EAC Acting General Counsel and receive a general update about the EAC programming. The Board will also elect three members to the Executive Board Committee and consider proposed changes to the bylaws. Where: Online When: May 16 1pm to 4pm.

Threats to American Democracy: American democracy is under assault. The country is still reeling from the lasting effects of the January 6 insurrection and other coordinated efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Recent waves of voter suppression laws across the United States put minorities and other vulnerable populations at further risk, and the online ecosystem, rife with misinformation and disinformation, continues to sow distrust among our citizenry and threaten many of our democratic institutions. On May 17, as part of the thirteenth annual A. Alfred Taubman Forum on Public Policy, Governance Studies at Brookings will host a webinar to explore the various threats to American democracy and discuss policy options to prevent further backsliding and strengthen our democratic systems. Viewers can submit questions for speakers by emailing events@brookings.edu or via Twitter at @BrookingsGov by using #TaubmanForum. Where: Online When: May 17 2pm to 4pm

Strengthening Election Mail Together: We invite you to join us at the NPF in Phoenix, AZ, where a special one-day Election Mail Forum will be taking place, hosted by USPS and expert Election Mail leaders like you. Hear their experiences. Benefit from their expertise. Election Mail experts will showcase how to optimize best practices and make the most of available resources throughout every stage of the Election Mail process. Enjoy a full day of expert panel presentations and actionable insights that will fortify your Election Mail responsibilities. When: May 18. Where: Phoenix.

IGO Annual Conference: Join the International Association of Government Officials for their 5th Annual Conference this summer. Check back here for more details and how to register. When: June 17-24. Where: Indian Wells, California.

NASS Summer Conference: Join the National Association of Secretaries of State for their Annual Conference this summer. Check back here for more details and how to register. When: July 7-10. Where: Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

NASED Summer Conference: Twice a year, NASED members gather to discuss the latest developments in election administration.  Members of the public are welcome to attend at the non-member registration rate. When: July 18-21. Where: Madison, Wisconsin.

Election Center Annual Conference: Join the National Association of Election Officials (The Election Center) for their 37th Annual Conference this summer.  When: August 20-24. Where: Denver.

Job Postings This Week

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Associate Director, Elections & Voting, Democracy Fund— Democracy Fund champions leaders and organizations that defend democracy and challenge our political system to be more open and just. We believe that experimentation, learning, and adaptation are key to the health and resilience of any system, whether it is our organization or the American political system. As grantmakers, we focus on listening and serving our grantees, who are visionaries and our collaborators. Voting is the single most significant way Americans exercise political power. The Elections & Voting Program works to ensure that all Americans, especially those who have been historically underrepresented at the polls, have the opportunity to fully participate in the democratic process and freely vote for the candidates and issues representing their communities. The Associate Director will help lead and strengthen the Elections & Voting Program’s work to create a more equitable and accessible election system and empower communities to defend voting rights when they are threatened. The Associate Director will also help coordinate this work with Democracy Fund’s other programs, with other foundations, and with election field leaders and organizations. Reporting to the Elections & Voting Program Director, the Associate Director will help manage a growing team of staff and projects across the program, with a particular focus on strengthening our grantmaking processes, internal communications, and team operations. The successful candidate will be a systems thinker and builder who can drive impact while cultivating the internal organization needed to achieve our goals. We are looking for a connector with a demonstrated track record of managing people and creating opportunities for growth, learning, and collaboration. This role will work with the Program Director and Elections & Voting team members to develop the next phase of our strategies, support learning and team growth, and contribute to shaping Democracy Fund’s strategy and position in the field. This position also supports the work of Democracy Fund Voice, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. Salary: Range begins at $149,040. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Communications and Project Consultant, National Vote at Home Institute— National Vote at Home Institute (NVAHI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to expanding the use of mailed-out ballots in local, state, and federal elections across America. Through our education, research, and advocacy efforts with state and local elections officials, policymakers, and partners, NVAHI works to expand this secure, convenient, and voter-supported method of voting and works to ensure state and local election officials have the tools, training, and support they need to conduct successful, transparent, accurate and secure mail ballot elections. NVAHI has launched an Election Official Hub to bring resources, training, advocacy, tools, and support to election officials across the nation as they work to make voting at home more efficient, accessible, equitable, accurate, and secure. The Election Official Hub will have two webinars a month, Wonk Wednesdays, on topics relevant to voting at home with information and resources specifically created for election officials. We will also have a resource section on our EO Hub that promotes the latest research, best practices, tools for implementation, and a communication tool kit. We seek a Communications and Project Consultant to provide consulting services to our Government Affairs Director in implementing and running our new hub. The ideal Consultant will have strong communications skills, knowledge of email marketing, and experience with managing webinars and researching resources for our election officials. This position routinely interacts with election officials, partners, research professionals/institutions, and vendors. This Consultant position is a contract position with NVAHI with consulting fees set between $5,000 and $6,000 a month. The anticipated duration of the contract is through March 31, 2023. The services performed by the Consultant will include implementing and operationalizing two webinars a month There will also be additional services related to research and outreach. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Communication Specialist III, King County, Washington— This position reports to the Communications Lead for the Department of Elections. The person who fills this role will play an integral role in providing accurate and reliable information to King County voters through a variety of mediums. As misinformation surrounding elections has grown, it has become more important than ever for Elections to communicate proactively, regularly, and reliably with our voters. This position will work with a team of highly qualified election professionals and will often be tasked with translating complex technical processes into information that can be delivered on a variety of platforms and easily understood by a variety of audiences. This position will work closely with the Language Services and Community Engagement team to ensure all information is delivered in Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese in a culturally appropriate way. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Communications Specialist, The U.S. Election Assistance Commission— The employee and supervisor collaborate to develop the approach, timelines and general framework for projects and, within these parameters, the employee independently plans and carries out the work involved in developing, maintaining, and managing media communication, coordinating with others as appropriate, interpreting and applying policy, determining the content and format for media communication, and consulting with the supervisor on questionable content or issues. The Director of Communications assigns special projects and assignments, defining the nature of the assignment, objectives to be achieved, and resources available. The employee independently resolves most problems that arise, keeping the Director informed on unusual, sensitive or controversial matters. Completed work is reviewed for achievement of objectives and consistency with governing laws, regulations, policies, and the EAC strategic plan. Salary: $74,950 – $95,824. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

County Clerk, Lane County, Oregon— Lane County is seeking a proven leader with experience in elections and real property records. The County Clerk leads a dedicated team that performs their work with accuracy and integrity. The successful candidate is someone who demonstrates a passion to serve the community, high level of attention to detail, and strong communication skills while interacting with the public, elected officials, and outside agencies. The County Clerk is responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting all regular and special elections, voter registration, property tax appeals, permanent real property records, marriage licensing, domestic partnership registrations, and archived records management while ensuring compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and Local laws. Additional duties include preparing, reviewing and analyzing data, working with a staff of 14 full-time employees, budget and financial management, and managing technology solutions that support County Clerk operations. Salary: $82,971 – $122,033. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Data Analyst, North Carolina State Board of Elections— The Elections Data Analyst will be part of the State Board’s Communications Team and report to the Public Information Director, with regular guidance from the Chief Information Officer and IT Data staff. The employee also will work routinely with other departments in the agency. A large portion of the Elections Data Analyst’s role will be educating the public about our data, including where to access, how to use, and understanding our data. The employee will assist with responses to members of the public and with public records requests. Additionally, the Elections Data Analyst will create and maintain data visualizations, charts, and other data tools to help the public understand important voter and voter registration statistics and trends. This position is responsible for technical and analytical work with an emphasis on data analysis, data visualization, and data communication. The employee should be able to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams as well as independently with minimal supervision. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Deputy Director, Registration & Elections, Decatur County, Georgia— The purpose of this classification is to assist in the planning, directing, and oversight of operations and staff involved in voter registration and elections processes for the County, conducting elections, and ensuring compliance with local, state and federal election and voter registration laws, rules, and regulations. Salary: $74,961 – $116,190. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Development and Communications Specialist, Election Reformers— This part-time specialist, reporting to the Executive Director based in Newton, MA, will help us guide our messaging about complicated (but important) reforms, draft communications, and develop ERN’s member strategy to support engagement and fundraising. The specialist will assist in development and communications. Key responsibilities will include: Helping to define the organization’s communications strategy and to guide regular content and messaging updates; Drafting external communications, email newsletters, website updates, background outreach to journalists, and occasional press releases; Providing input on overall social media strategy and on specific messages; Developing ERN’s member strategy to support engagement and fundraising; Participating in discussions regarding strategy and overall organizational planning; Providing input on ERN reports, op-eds and other publications. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Director of Elections, Cumberland County, North Carolina— The Elections Director works under the administrative direction of the County Board of Elections and Executive Director of the State Board of Election. The Elections Director performs professional, managerial, and administrative work for the Board of Elections and carries out all duties or responsibilities as assigned by Chapter 163 of the General Statutes of the State of North Carolina and as delegated by members of the County Board in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina, GS 163-35 (d) and 163-33.  Reports to the Chairman of the Cumberland County Board of Elections. Salary: $78,784.40 – $132,425.23. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Election Hardware Manager, Dallas County, Texas— Manages the lifecycle of election hardware by developing and maintaining processes, policies, systems and measurements. Manages the election hardware inventory; ensures quality control by assigning and deploying equipment; recommends, implements, and utilizes automation and tools to monitor and report on inventory; records and manages licenses, service agreements, and warranties for election hardware and related software/firmware; reviews, analyzes, and evaluates election hardware operations. Establishes and maintains an inventory of election related assets to include but not limited to ballot marking devices, ballot counters, electronic poll books, mobile networking equipment, computers/laptops, mobile devices, tablets, and related software and peripherals. Plans, monitors, and enforces the usage, tracking, and health of election hardware and software. Plans, monitors, and enforces configuration of election hardware to include installed software, security configuration, and election specific programming/configurations. Provides regular reports and analysis on asset usage and related costs. Documents and provides guidance and training on the usage, tracking, and maintenance of election hardware and related peripherals and software in coordination with vendors and election staff. Manages, trains and guides the work of staff in preparing, deploying, and supporting election hardware. Performs other duties as assigned. Salary: $5094.59- $6355.07. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Election Office Technician, Yavapai County, Arizona— The Elections Office Technician is a full-time position within the Yavapai County Elections Department. Major responsibilities include: Recruiting, interviewing, training, and overseeing poll workers; Processing candidate, special district and committee forms and paperwork, including campaign finance reports; Maintaining various databases for the Elections Department; Communicating with various stakeholders and the public; and Performing general office duties including ordering supplies, processing invoices, and filing. 2 years of professional experience in administration of elections, project planning, or adult learning required. Preference to applicants with experience in Microsoft Access. Salary $18.30 – $22.33 / hr, DOE. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Election Security Intelligence Analyst, Illinois State Board of Elections— Under administrative direction, serves as a team member identifying computer system vulnerabilities in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Elections and Department of Innovation and Technology for local election authorities and other state election partners. Identifies vulnerabilities and provides technical analysis and remediation recommendations for those affected computer systems, including forensic analysis for investigations, monitoring and reporting. Provides technical support to the Cyber Security Information Sharing Program Manager and Cyber Navigator Program Manager of the Illinois State Board of Elections Cyber Navigator Program in coordination with the Department of Innovation and Technology Security Operations Center.  Develops and recommends measures to safeguard systems before and after they are compromised.  Conducts monthly Tech Talks on election security and relevant cyber threats for local election authorities and their IT and security staff.  Develop annual cyber security training for local election authorities. Develops publications, guides, and other election security related resources for statewide distribution. Participates in the development of incident response plans, continuity of operation plans, and tabletop exercise training.  Serves on-call for emergency situations and Election Day.  Travel to attend training sessions, conferences, meetings, etc. is required. Serves as a team member identifying computer system vulnerabilities; reviews existing computer systems of local election authorities monitored by DoIT for security violations.  Document incidents as appropriate.  Perform analysis of systems for any weaknesses, technical flaws or vulnerabilities.  Identifies vulnerabilities and provides remediation recommendations for those affected computer systems, including forensic analysis for investigations, monitoring and reporting. Coordinates with regionally assigned cyber navigators to assist local election authorities information technology staff/vendor mitigate incidents or provide technical support. Monitors network traffic by utilizing intrusion detection devices and other technologies. Monitors activities such as automated notification of security breaches and automated or manual examination of logs, controls, procedures, and data.  Salary: $5,667 – $6,000 Monthly. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Election Specialist Lead, Thurston County, Washington — As a Lead Election Specialist, you will assist in the preparation and operation of County elections by coordinating or assisting with all ballot processing, hiring and training of extra help workers, and coordinating voter registration and education programs. There will be significant public contact, requiring effective communication and professional services to customers. Other responsibilities in this role would include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist the Division Manager in supervising and providing direction and training to assigned staff and employees. Assist with the review and approval of leave requests for extra help employees and monitors workloads and task distribution providing feed back to the Division Manager. In charge of communication with all districts and candidates to ensure all elected and appointed officials have taken their oath of office and that the oath of office is on file. Coordinate with other county departments for the set up and running of extra-large voting center in high volume elections, ensuring that all statutory laws are being followed. Process and provide public record requests for voter data and election data. Communicate with customers in person, by phone, and through written correspondence to provide information regarding voter registration, election dates, ballots, laws, and procedures. Implement changes required by federal and state law within areas of responsibility and documents changes in policies and procedures. Salary: $3,819 – $5,079 Monthly. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Elections Business Intelligence Specialist, Tennessee Secretary of State— Summary: Assist in planning and coordinating the computer functions and responsibilities for the Elections Division which includes, but is not limited to: data processing, integrating the statewide voter registration system with county voter registration systems, improve election reporting capabilities; analyzing and resolving technical software issues (25%) for the Division of Elections and 95 county election commission offices, which includes, but is not limited to cybersecurity practices; reviewing and researching regulations, legislation, government codes, and directives relevant to the technical elections operation; including serving as the liaison to the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, Local Government; and performing other duties as assigned. This position is responsible for the accuracy and timely compliance and security of voter registration data, ballot review and approval, producing and analyzing election-related state and federal reports, maintaining and assist in updating elections mobile app. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Elections Manager, Cochise County, Arizona— Under limited supervision by the Director of Elections, performs professional and administrative work of a high level in the management of election administration work in planning, organizing and directing strategic and daily goals and objectives, operations and activities of the Elections Department. Performs other related work as assigned. Assists the Director of Elections in the administration and supervision of all County, special, primary and general elections with state and local jurisdictions; Manages program requirements through appropriate delegation and work supervision, organization and assignment of task duties including warehouse organization and inventory, delivery and return of election supplies to polling places, poll workers, election boards, training and pay, website, and submitting meeting agenda items; Assists with ballot creation process including proofreading all ballot styles, sending ballot proofs to candidates and jurisdictions, and creating and reviewing ballot orders; Assures accuracy of election materials and maintains chain of custody of ballots, forms, equipment, and materials; Programs, tests, and maintains all voting equipment, following Federal, State, and local requirements; Recruits, coordinates, trains, manages, supervises, and terminates seasonal or temporary staff in consultation with the Director; Develops and presents poll worker education and curriculum for online and in-person training; Assists with ballot tabulation duties including coordinating, hiring, and training the Early Boards to receive, count and prepare early ballots for tabulation, assists with oversight of receiving Boards on Election night to receive and tabulate the polling place ballots, assists with Hand Count Boards as part of the election audition process and completes necessary reports related to canvass of election and post-election audits; Assists with election night reporting, including preparing the necessary data uploads into the State’s reporting system; Assists with oversite of the departmental budget and administers office financial tasks including but not limited to, inputting requisitions, tracking expenditures and budget reconciliation, lease agreements, paying invoices, overseeing and maintains inventory for equipment and supplies and assists with annual budget preparation; Delivers effective, accurate, secure, cost-effective customer service relative to areas of responsibility. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Elections Program Engagement Manager, US Digital Response— USDR is seeking an Engagement Manager to be an early hire for our growing Elections program. As an early hire, we are looking for someone who is excited to influence the shape and structure of the program, particularly the way we build relationships with government partners. USDR partners often reach out with a complex problem knowing that USDR teams will work collaboratively to meet their needs. The Engagement Manager will be responsible for working with new and existing partners and shaping USDR projects in this space, while engaging the elections team and volunteer network to deliver on our partners’ needs. You’ll work with multiple levels of government and non-governmental organizations, interfacing with elections office stakeholders, individual engineers, support personnel, and everyone in between. You would be a good fit for this role if you’re an elections expert, a project or program manager with delivery experience, or a technologist with experience in supporting government partners. In this position, you will: Build and maintain strong, credible relationships with government partners and key stakeholders in the elections ecosystem; Create and maintain the process and infrastructure for maintaining relationships with existing partners, including building a community space for these partners; Explore new opportunities to provide impact and support to new and existing elections partners; Collaborate with government partners and USDR technologists to translate partner feedback into new features and impactful projects; Manage a portfolio of complex projects and initiatives in our Elections Program, including Poll Worker Management; and Represent USDR and the values of our Volunteer Oath in your work. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Elections Supervisor, Dallas County, Texas— Assists with managing the administration and operation of an election program area, to include program planning, supervising the work of others, establishing goals and objectives, developing schedules, priorities and standards for achieving goals, and coordinating and evaluating program activities. Assists management by planning, organizing, delegating and overseeing the daily operations of one or more areas of responsibility associated with the election process. Oversees the election program area to ensure staffing coverage is adequate, and productivity standards are met and are effective develops and implements goals and objectives, performance measures and techniques to evaluate programmatic activities reviews correspondence and reports from local, state and or federal agencies analyzes statistical data and prepares and maintains related reports. Researches and maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of applicable laws, policies and procedures to effectively communicate with staff, and acts as liaison and departmental representative to elected officials, political representatives, candidates, judges, contracting customers, vendors, general public, and or other county, state and federal representatives to resolve problems, answer questions, provide assistance and modify policies/procedures. Hires and trains supervisory and support staff, evaluates performance and initiates disciplinary actions coordinates and monitors scheduling, productivity and workloads. Assists in budget preparation and maintains related data and reports. Performs other duties as assigned. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Executive Director, Elections, The Pew Charitable Trusts— The Executive Director will guide the efforts of several interested philanthropic funders, which aim to advance evidence-based and nonpartisan solutions that improve the access to, integrity of, and trustworthiness of the U.S. election administration system. This position will lead a team of 3-4 staff to drive transformative investments, and will be accountable for developing investment recommendations, allocating resources to sourcing and due diligence, supporting fundraising, and providing leadership to drive progress and performance. The ideal candidate will have significant and distinguished work experience relevant to election administration and U.S. democracy, managing senior-level professional staff, and working with executive leadership, boards, or donors. This senior role requires a proven track record of leadership and accomplishment in designing and implementing programs aimed at solving complex and dynamic problems. The individual in this role must understand best, promising, and emerging practices and innovations in the field of election administration, and have well-honed political, strategic and analytical skills. The Executive Director must be flexible and results-oriented, with exceptional interpersonal, relationship-building and communication skills, and experience translating concepts into action, with a proven record of success in developing and implementing innovative strategies and solutions with the engagement of a broad set of stakeholders. This position will report to the Executive Vice President and Chief Program Officer. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Executive Director, National Association of Election Officials— The Election Center Board of Directors is inviting highly qualified professionals to apply for the Executive Director position. Tim Mattice, who has successfully served the Election Center for 16 years, is retiring in December 2022. The Election Center Board of Directors invites you to apply to be the next Executive Director for the Election Center – The National Association of Election Officials. The new Executive Director will be the leader of the oldest and most respected organization formed exclusively for election and voter registration officials. This is an opportunity to lead the organization into the future focusing on the strategic plan, providing service and education to members, and helping to preserve democracy. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission— The Executive Director has overall Commission-wide responsibility for implementing, through its operating divisions and offices, the management and administrative policies and decisions of the Commissioners. The Executive Director serves as a key management advisor to the Commissioners. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the agency meets its mission defined in HAVA. The Executive Director’s responsibilities include: Ensuring that EAC administrative activities comply with governing statutes and regulations in support of the effective and efficient accomplishment of EAC’s mission. Understanding HAVA and other election laws, regulations, and legal decisions pertinent to the EAC mission to assist with agency oversight. Maintaining good relationships with the U.S. Congress and the various EAC oversight committees and governing bodies of elections, including, state legislatures, city/county officials, and EAC FACA boards. Ability to establish program/policy goals and the structure and processes necessary to implement the organization’s strategic vision and mission, to ensure that programs and policies are being implemented and adjusted as necessary, that the appropriate results are being achieved, and that a process for continually assessing the quality of the program activities is in place. Providing periodic assessment of the administrative efficiency and managerial effectiveness of the EAC through strategic planning including: program reviews, reviews of programmatic goals and outcomes, and resource utilization in achieving results. Consulting with and advising Divisions and Offices on general management and operating practices affecting their substantive program areas. Developing solutions to potential and existing barriers that may limit or impede goal achievement. Planning, assigning, and appraising work products to assure high levels of performance. Deadline: June 13. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Initiative Internship Program, Arizona Secretary of State’s Office—The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office is offering a paid Initiative Internship Program working with the Elections Division for 6 weeks (June 27 to August 8, 2022), for students who want to learn about election administration and support the initiative review process leading up to the 2022 election. An intern with the Elections Division, will learn about the application of state law through the initiative process. Interns will contribute to the team by assisting with the processing of initiative petitions. There will be in-person as well as remote processing requirements, and an intern must be available for both. Students or recent graduates interested in public service and witnessing democracy in action are encouraged to apply. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Information Technology Security Analyst, Illinois State Board of Elections— The IT Security Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Cyber Operations and Infrastructure. Supports the administration, implementation, review, and improvement of endpoint, network, hardware, application, and data security practices. Implements, supports and monitors the agency’s information security applications, including email security, web security, endpoint security software, firewalls, intrusion prevention applications, data loss prevention, etc. Monitors system dashboards and logs for threat indicators. Analyzes data and performs necessary incident response procedures. Conducts network, system and application vulnerability assessments. Analyzes agency threat surface and makes recommendations to management to harden agency systems. Evaluates agency processes and implements and/or makes recommendations to enhance security. Reviews information received concerning threat events from end users, supervisory personnel, other federal, state, county and local agencies and governmental entities involved in the exchange of data with the State Board of Elections (SBE), external entities such as the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC), trusted cybersecurity vendors, law enforcement agencies, and public information sources. Consults with SBE staff on security issues. Provides a high level of customer service to agency staff, state, county, and local election officials. Ensures service desk queues and incidents are handled in an appropriate and timely manner. Salary: $6,264 – $8,917 Monthly. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

LAN Administrator, King County Elections— King County Department of Elections (KCE) is searching for an energetic and resourceful professional who likes to “get stuff done.” The LAN Administrator – Journey position in the Elections Department combines an exciting environment with the opportunity to cultivate talents and apply a variety of skills. The ideal candidate will thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. This position is responsible for the build and support of laptops, desktops, and all other Elections auxiliary technology equipment. Duties include providing workstation provisioning, imaging, and support for Office 365. This position will also resolve software and hardware problems for end users locally and remotely; maintain end user hardware and software and the inventory of such; and be primary back-up for account setup, administration and management. This position reports to the Information Technology Division Director. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Language Access Manager, New York City Campaign Finance Board— The New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Language Access Manager to expand the accessibility of its educational resources and materials. This new role will act as the lead project manager for the agency’s translation services and processes, working closely with external vendors and internal staff to increase the agency’s language coverage to include all 10 citywide languages (Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Bengali, Haitian Creole, Korean, Arabic, Urdu, French, and Polish) as well as additional translations required under the Voting Rights Act (Hindi and Punjabi). Reporting to the Associate Director of Production, this role supports translations for a variety of projects, including the official NYC Voter Guide available online at www.voting.nyc and mailed to 5 million voters citywide. They will also provide critical support for a forthcoming campaign to raise awareness of a new law that gives over 800,000 immigrant New Yorkers the right to vote in local elections starting in 2023. They are expected to supervise at least one full-time staff member and external translation service providers. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with strong project management skills who wants to help make local government more accessible and responsive to the needs of immigrant communities in New York City. Salary: $65,000 – $85,000.  Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Multistate Project Manager, Election Reformers Network— The specialist will assist our Vice President of Programs in building and maintaining relationships with state-level stakeholders. Key responsibilities will include: Preparing analysis of state election administration structures and laws, and of political landscape for reform; Self-directed communication and coalition-building with election officials, nonprofit organizations, and other actors from across the ideological spectrum; Tracking and maintaining relationships across multiple states; Clearly communicating and distilling complicated information to interested audiences; Scheduling remote conference calls and video calls across multiple time zones; Providing input on ERN reports, op-eds and other publications. This role offers a great opportunity to be a part of the solution to the country’s pressing democracy challenges. ERN is committed to developing election solutions that can gain support from a wide range of political perspectives; for that reason it is essential that the candidate be open-minded, non-dogmatic, and skilled at understanding and working with a wide range of people and perspectives. The specialist will work remotely, most likely on a half-time basis, though the time frame is open to discussion. The specialist will report to the Executive Director (based in Newton, MA) and Vice President of Programs (based in Santa Fe, New Mexico). Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Nonpartisan Elections Observer, The Carter Center— The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to promote human rights, alleviate human suffering, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health conditions. The Center seeks a highly qualified, motivated and energetic consultant to the Center’s US Elections Project. The Democracy Program at The Carter Center works globally to support democratic elections and strengthen participatory democracy, consistent with human rights. Beginning in 2020, The Carter Center began efforts to support good elections in the U.S. There are multiple key aspects to this project, contributing to electoral reform, promoting candidate codes of conduct, tracking disinformation and dangerous speech, and establishing nonpartisan observation efforts. The Carter Center plans to advance possible nonpartisan observation efforts in two key states: Arizona and Michigan. These states were selected following state assessments completed on multiple states. Nonpartisan observation efforts implemented and/or supported by The Carter Center will differ from existing partisan poll watchers and election protection groups. The goal of this observation is to provide credible and transparent information on the conduct of election in each state through public reports. The Carter Center is seeking Observation Coordinators to lead efforts in Arizona and Michigan to establish and support nonpartisan observation efforts. Working with Carter Center staff and consultants, the Observer Coordinators will work to meet with new and existing stakeholders to build an observation effort and determine the best possibility for nonpartisan observation in each state. The work will be conducted in two Phases. In Phase I, the Coordinators will focus on partnership and network building. The second phase will focus more deeply on the logistics of observer deployment and project implementation based on the plans and partnerships developed in Phase I. Start date: As soon as possible, with potential travel around the state. Location: Michigan or Arizona. Length of assignment: This project is in two phases. Phase 1 will be for 3 months with possibility of extension into Phase 2 which will last up to 9 months. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Program Coordinator, MIT Election Data & Science Lab— PROGRAM COORDINATOR, Political Science, to coordinate and perform day-to-day operational activities and project planning for the MIT Election Data and Science Lab, a research project that encourages a scientific approach to improving elections in the U.S. The lab’s activities include the conduct of its own research, coordinating the research of others, and fostering a larger community of allied researchers around the country. Will oversee the lab’s budget and reconcile accounts; plan seminar series/workshops; and work as part of a team on a wide range of projects, special initiatives, and events. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and monitoring the lab’s research projects; overseeing budgets related to grants received by the lab; coordinating seminars, conferences, and workshops; remaining aware of the progress of the lab’s projects and helping to problem-solve bottlenecks; representing the lab at special events and committee meetings; preparing correspondence in response to internal/external inquiries; composing, editing, and proofreading lab materials; helping to track progress on lab achievements and communicating them to funders; making vendor and purchasing suggestions/decisions; developing documentation/reporting for stakeholders; developing and maintaining website content; and performing other dues as necessary. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Program Manager III (Director of Election Reform and Management), Maryland State Board of Elections— The Director of the Election Reform and Management Division manages and supports the State’s implementation of the Help America Vote Act, Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, and other federal election laws, develops and implements efforts to improve election administration, and oversees the duties assigned to the Division. The position also manages the State’s provisional voting program conducted by the local boards of elections and the agency’s election judge training program and supports the State’s mail-in voting program. The Division oversees an audit program of the local boards of elections and statewide training and education programs for election officials. Salary: $66,516 – $108,929 /year. Deadline: June 6. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Program Manager, California Voter Foundation— CVF seeks an experienced and accomplished part time program manager who is passionate about voting rights and advocacy, election reform, support for election officials, and nonpartisan expertise. This position will be instrumental in supporting the day to day operations of CVF, managing communications, and supporting important programmatic initiatives. Candidates must be eager to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and be able to balance and prioritize competing demands. This is a remote, part-time position, with the potential to transition to a full-time position, who reports to the president of CVF. Responsibilities: Manage communications and outreach with a network of diverse leaders and stakeholders from all sectors across many time zones; Coordinate projects and research related to election funding, curtailing mis- and disinformation and legal and law enforcement protections for election officials; Support grant writing and research fundraising opportunities; Write news releases, social media posts, meeting agendas, and meeting notes; Respond to emails in a timely and professional manner; Help manage CVF social media accounts: Twitter and Facebook; Schedule meetings and plan webinar events; Attend webinars and monitor election news and events; and Support other CVF projects as needed. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Research Associate, Data Analysis, CEIR— The Research Associate will work under the direction of the Research Director and in collaboration with other colleagues to support CEIR’s research initiatives. These initiatives include matters pertaining to voter registration, voter access, election integrity and security, and election administration policy. As an integral member of the research team, the Research Associate will support CEIR’s mission by developing and conducting surveys and studies, analyzing data, and contributing to research reports and other written materials for CEIR’s diverse audience of election officials, policymakers, the media, and key stakeholders. Primary responsibilities: Collect and clean data, analyze data using statistical software, visualize findings, and develop presentations on results for internal and external audiences; Brief members of the leadership and research teams on research results, including through graphs, charts, and other data visualization tools; Synthesize findings and help draft reports, issue briefs, and other written products for publication; As a member of the research team, help assess where CEIR’s work can have the biggest impact, identify growth opportunities, and develop research proposals; Assist with all research activities, including project design, data collection and analysis, and dissemination of findings; Develop deep expertise on issues relevant to CEIR’s mission, including policies affecting election administration and voter access; Monitor trends, research, and publications in the election space to inform CEIR’s research portfolio; Promote a team culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning, quality, collaboration, positivity, and transparency; Maintain effective communication with team members and participate in regular team meetings. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Senior Programmer Analyst, Clark County, Nevada— This position provides project and program leadership to professional and technical staff; performs applications systems design, modification and programming of a routine to complex nature in support of County administrative and business services for multiple computer platform applications. Provides lead direction, training and work review to a programming project team; organized and assigns work, sets priorities, and follows-up and controls project status to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Provides input into selection, evaluation, disciplinary and other personnel matters. Gathers and analyzes information regarding customer systems and requirements and develops or modifies automated systems to fulfill these needs. Conducts feasibility studies and develops system, time, equipment and cost requirements. Using computer generated techniques, simulates hardware and software problems, tests and evaluates alternative solutions, and recommends and implements appropriate applications design. Develops program logic and processing steps; codes programs in varied languages. Plans and develops test data to validate new or modified programs; designs input and output forms and documents. Troubleshoots hardware and software problems, as needed, for customers, other agencies and information systems personnel. Writes program documentation and customer procedures and instructions and assists user departments and staff in implementing new or modified programs and applications; tracks and evaluates project and systems progress. Writes utility programs to support and validate adopted systems and programs. Confers with customer department staff regarding assigned functional program areas. Maintains records and prepares periodic and special reports of work performed. Maintains current knowledge of technology and new computer customer applications. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment in the course of the work; may drive a personal or County motor vehicle or be able to arrange for appropriate transportation in order to travel between various job sites depending upon departments and/or projects assigned. This is an open and continuous recruitment, scheduling dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources. This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by Human Resources. Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process. Salary: $32.07 – $49.74 Hourly. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Voter Education & Outreach Specialist, Washington Secretary of State’s Office— This position reports to the Voting Information Services Manager of the Elections Division and works collaboratively to provide outreach and educational services. This position leads onsite customer service to candidates during annual peaks, voters’ pamphlet training for internal staff, organization of printed materials for proofing, fulfillment of outreach materials to stakeholders, and coordinates the printing and distribution of the state Voters’ Pamphlet. The passage of new legislation (ESHB 2421) increases the business needs to be met by the Secretary of State’s Office. Each May and June, the office must preview and process candidate’s statements to be printed in local county primary pamphlets as well as the processing necessary July through October for the state general election pamphlet. The Voting Information Services (VIS) team promotes accessible, fair, and accurate elections. Through educational programs and service excellence, we help eligible Washington residents register to vote, file for office, and cast an informed ballot. VIS exercises visionary leadership to publish the state Voters’ Pamphlet. The team provides voters and candidates with essential tools and training, digestible data and auditing reports, outreach programs and publications. VIS also advises County Auditors in interpretations of federal and state election law to uphold the integrity of election administration throughout the state. These objectives are accomplished through official communications, collaboration with stakeholders, and educational publications including the state Voters’ Pamphlet. The VIS program also acts as liaison for the Office of the Secretary of State. Salary: $55,524 – $74,604. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Voter Education & Outreach Specialist, Washington Secretary of State’s Office— This position reports to the Voting Information Services Manager of the Elections Division and works collaboratively to provide outreach and educational services. This position leads onsite customer service to candidates during annual peaks, voters’ pamphlet training for internal staff, organization of printed materials for proofing, fulfillment of outreach materials to stakeholders, and coordinates the printing and distribution of the state Voters’ Pamphlet. The passage of new legislation (ESHB 2421) increases the business needs to be met by the Secretary of State’s Office. Each May and June, the office must preview and process candidate’s statements to be printed in local county primary pamphlets as well as the processing necessary July through October for the state general election pamphlet. The Voting Information Services (VIS) team promotes accessible, fair, and accurate elections. Through educational programs and service excellence, we help eligible Washington residents register to vote, file for office, and cast an informed ballot. VIS exercises visionary leadership to publish the state Voters’ Pamphlet. The team provides voters and candidates with essential tools and training, digestible data and auditing reports, outreach programs and publications. VIS also advises County Auditors in interpretations of federal and state election law to uphold the integrity of election administration throughout the state. These objectives are accomplished through official communications, collaboration with stakeholders, and educational publications including the state Voters’ Pamphlet. The VIS program also acts as liaison for the Office of the Secretary of State. Salary: $55,524 – $74,604. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Voter Services Supervisor (Republican), Lucas County, Ohio— Reports to the Directors.  Voter Services Supervisor is charged with managing and evaluating staff in accordance with the standards established by the Lucas County Board of Elections including training of said staff (shared responsibility with Democrat). Responsible for the accurate and timely data entry of all registration information including, but not limited to, new registrations, address changes, deletions, corrections and name changes in the voter registration system (both local and state); Responsible for supervision of all absentee by mail operations including but not limited to, processing absentee applications and assembling/mailing absentee ballot packets to voters as prescribed by law;  Responsible for processing of all returned absentee ballots; Responsible for supervising inspection and counting all absentee ballots;  Responsible for preparing absentee ballots for tabulation and the balancing of said tabulation as prescribed by law. Assisting in the processing and reviewing of the validity and sufficiency of all candidates, initiative and referendum petitions; Responsible for adhering to all statutory deadlines regarding campaign finance, registration, absentee voting and local options; Responsible for maintaining the supervision of the switchboard operations; Responsible for administrating the processing of the NCOA and Duplicate Lists; Responsible for maintaining confidentiality and business integrity. Responsible for providing the Directors with periodic written status reports regarding work processed and still outstanding in a format established by the Directors; Responsible for ensuring that a sufficient number of staff are logged into the phone queues at all times. Performs all other duties as assigned, by the Directors, the Board of elections, and/or as prescribed by law. Responsible for daily supervision of operations within the absentee department by mail and in person voting. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.


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