Two Arkansas counties are discovering what happens when you lost track of election funding - either spending more than expected or failing to seek reimbursement - and now they're scrambling to recover.Full Story »
Even as the election community nationwide celebrates the return of the Election Assistance Commission, Congressional opponents - who think the EAC is unnecessary and wasn't missed during its lack of a quorum - are moving ahead with legislation to eliminate it.
Danville, IL's new election director is a 21-year old college student who will get his degree this spring. Still, he has embraced his new job and could be the harbinger of similar generational shifts across the profession.
Connecticut (the "Land of Steady Habits") has a new habit of fighting about what to do about recent election problems. The Secretary of State says the state should appoint nonpartisan registrars - and the current partisan registrars (surprise!) don't like it.
The EAC held its first meeting in four years yesterday - electing officers and doing some crucial business on voting system testing and certification. It's a promising start and hopefully it bodes well for the agency's future.