Welcome to The Turnout.

We’re a digital agency that designs, develops, and deploys complex IT solutions for state, local, and federal governments. We love our work—and we think you’ll love it too. Get in touch today.

Experienced, thoughtful solutions.

We have years of experience working in the technology and elections spaces, developing grounded and actionable solutions with—not for—our clients. If that sounds like something we can help with, get in touch.

Cover of a report titled UOCAVA Electronic Ballot Return Technical Recommendations

A set of technical recommendations for UOCAVA ballot return, developed for use by state and local election officials, that was generously funded by the Democracy Fund.

Meet the team

  • Jared Marcotte


    An accomplished interface and interaction designer, Jared brings considerable programming and product experience to each of The Turnout’s clients.

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  • John Dziurłaj

    Solutions Architect

    With over a decade working in the elections space, John has worked on data-driven projects large and small—all while advocating for open data standards.

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Meet the strategic partners

  • Michelle Shafer

    CEO of Magenta Sage Strategies

    Michelle brings two decades of experience in communications and elections technology to our team.

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Our latest articles

  1. The who, what, when and where of auditing

    In part one of this voter registration database (VRDB) auditing series, I briefly touched on the importance of identifying what should comprise the audit trail, without going into many specifics. …