In 2020, our efforts have focused on jurisdictions that are facing a dramatic increase in mail or absentee ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic, or wrestling with changes to ensure healthy polling places. For example, our guidance has included but is not limited to:
We customize our approach to meet the needs and timeline of your jurisdiction. In
general, we can provide:
Consultation: We will speak with your staff by phone or virtual
meeting, and gather information about your challenges, goals and current
practices and policies.
Subject Matter Expertise: We will bring together our network of veteran election officials
and consultants, each with unique expertise, to prepare guidance and materials
Materials: We will draft guidance documents by curating best practices from our network, and tailoring them to your specific operation - understanding the language, people, physical space and legal environment you are dealing with - while also connecting you to resources from our partner organizations.
Direct Support: We will connect you with one or more of our election
experts in order to provide ongoing mentorship by phone as you work through the
materials and develop your plans.
Technology: We will help connect you with partner organizations to leverage existing
technological solutions and expertise, where possible, to meet your goals.