John’s award-winning involvement in the elections space spans over a decade, covering both data-driven strategic development and on-the-ground execution. 

During his five years at the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, John led maintenance of the statewide voter registration database and served as lead developer for new and legacy mission-critical elections applications. His work at the Summit County Board of Elections earned him the Ohio Secretary of State’s "Voter Services Award" for work in voter registration automation. 

His experience working on data-driven projects large and small includes database design, development, and migration, as well as broad experience in data architecture through designing ETL processes, building data structures, and semantic modeling. 

John is also a committed, longtime champion for open data standards through both his own work as well as his advocacy through elections committees and organizations. Since 2017, he’s chaired the NIST-EAC Working Group on Election Modeling, leading their work to build a common understanding of elections across the country.

Follow him on Twitter at @dziurlaj.

Posts by John Dziurłaj

  1. Supporting our elections in 2020

    Between the global pandemic, changes to the Postal Service, and the ever-growing threats of misinformation and disinformation, the upcoming general election will likely be the most complicated of our …

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