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Elections Q&As for Lawmakers: What Does It Mean to Audit an Election?

“Morrell’s current work has led her to focus on election audits, instrumental in detecting voting system errors and providing accountability through evidence. ‘Audits can help deter fraudulent activities,’ she says. […]


Feb 28, 2024

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Big Tech’s New Rules of the Road for AI and Elections

“Noah Praetz, president of The Elections Group, agrees that cooperation between these companies may be the only path toward the positive outcomes election officials would hope to see. The baseline […]


Feb 27, 2024

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Ep. 7: Challenges facing the 2024 elections, a conversation with experts

“Joining us for an important discussion on our vibrant democracy are: U.S. Air Force veteran and CEO of The Elections Group: Jennifer Morrell. Jennifer is a nationally recognized expert on […]


Feb 22, 2024

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What Voting Means to Me — Episode 16. Noah Praetz

“Gabor Mate- author of ‘The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture’ suggests there are ‘4 As’ that help move us towards healing and wholeness: authenticity, […]


Feb 2, 2024

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‘Every noise makes you jumpy’: US election workers confront threats and abuse with resilience training

“Barton, now a senior elections expert at the Elections Group, tells this story to rooms of elections officials, many of whom have experienced the same harassment and threats she did […]


Jan 27, 2024

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They watched 2 Georgia election workers face abuse, and it’s compelling them to serve in 2024

“‘There was always a focus on, what if there’s a fire, what if there’s a flood,’ says Jennifer Morrell, a former elections official. ‘I think that has shifted to include […]


Jan 27, 2024

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A Wisconsin redo election signals growing ballot scrutiny in US

“‘All of this is a reminder that the pressure that we put on (election officials) to execute this flawless election, when often we haven’t given them the tools and the […]


Jan 26, 2024

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Readying an Election Administration Workforce for What Comes Next

“‘The competencies required to do this job well just exploded over the last couple decades.’ Praetz says. In his current job as president of The Elections Group, a professional services […]


Nov 9, 2023

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Veterans’ desire to serve doesn’t end with military service, advocates contend

“Jennifer Morrell, an Air Force veteran, talked about her motivation launching The Elections Group, a nonpartisan organization that works with cities and states to assure best practices in election administration. […]


Nov 6, 2023

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Election (in)security

“The biggest threats to election security in the United States today remain largely the same as they were in 2020 and 2022, chief technology officer at The Elections Group Trevor […]


Nov 6, 2023