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February 28, 2024

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. ‘By doing that, it helps us assure that votes were issued, counted and reported accurately.’ Audits, she adds, are invaluable for continual process improvement, revealing gaps and issues that can be addressed for future elections.”

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