John’s involvement in the elections space spans over a decade. He has worked on the ground at the Summit County Board of Elections, as well as at the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, where he was responsible for the maintenance of the statewide voter registration database. He has worked on data driven projects large and small, including database design, development, and migration. He as broad experience in data architecture designing ETL processes, building data structures, and semantic modeling. He has been an constant advocate for open data standards, serving on committees as well as incorporating them into this work. Since 2016, he serves as the chair of the NIST-EAC Working Group on Election Modeling, working to build a common understanding of elections across the country.

Posts by John Dziurłaj

  1. Voter registration database auditing

    And for good reason. While the Help America Vote Act specifies very narrow requirements for statewide voter registration databases (VRDBs), in reality, they serve as nerve centers of …