Using Process Modeling to Update VRDBs
Katy Owens Hubler discusses the history of the creation of voter registration databases, complexities surrounding developing requirements for new systems, and how The Turnout's process modeling workshops might be able to help.
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The Turnout works to help non-profit organizations, corporate entities, academic institutions, and federal, state, and local governments to better understand, assess, and improve their transactional data, visualize and analyze their processes, and standardize and validate their data. Most—but not all—of our work touches the fields of election administration and technology.
Privacy and security, the odd couple
Security Engineer Philippe Langlois reflects on the relationship between privacy and security—and the important role that tools like the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Privacy Framework can play.
Every vote counts
Senior Policy Analyst Casandra Hockenberry reminds us to Keep Calm and Let the Election Officials Count On.
Reflecting on the 2020 elections
Senior Policy Specialist and former candidate for the Utah State Senate Katy Owens Hubler reflects on the 2020 elections, the best-administered and most secure in United States history.
Elections security quick wins checklist
Security Engineer Philippe Langlois outlines a number of possible cybersecurity activities that could be accomplished in the remaining days before the 2020 general election.
Supporting our elections in 2020
Coronavirus has upended every aspect of our lives, and our elections are no exception. John Dziurłaj explains how everyone can help their local elections officials, poll workers, and election offices ensure a straightforward, trusted election.
Los Angeles County primary: Observations in election redesign
Founding president Jared Marcotte shares his perspective on the election changes in Los Angeles County on Super Tuesday.
Election officials share similar goals of making elections as accessible, efficient, and …
The who, what, when and where of auditing
In this third post in the voter registration database auditing series, Solutions Architect John Dziurłaj talks about the data in the voter registration database and identifying what's critical.
Panel presentations, corrections, apologies, and other musings
Founding president Jared Marcotte reflects on his experience presenting at the 2019 U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Election Data Summit and shares some important parting thoughts.
On Thursday, June 27, …