The Turnout

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


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. A Website

    This post has been a long time coming. I started The Turnout in November of 2015. I had recently left my job without a clear vision of my next career ...

  2. Mitigating Risks for UOCAVA Voting

    U.S. military and overseas voters face unique challenges. Residing in a technically-isolated area or lacking access to regular mail delivery are only two possible scenarios that would make it difficult ...

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