The Future of Election Administration

  • Mitchell Brown
  • Kathleen Hale
  • Bridgett A. King

Part of the Elections, Voting, Technology book series (EVT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Bridgett A. King, Mitchell Brown, Kathleen Hale
    Pages 1-13
  3. Current Challenges and the Future of Access and Participation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Thessalia Merivaki, Daniel A. Smith
      Pages 59-82
    3. Robert Stein, Christopher Mann, Charles Stewart III
      Pages 83-100
  4. Meeting the Challenges of Professionalism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Katy Owens Hubler, Tammy Patrick
      Pages 155-168
    3. Martha Kropf, JoEllen V. Pope
      Pages 185-198
  5. Emerging and Future Issues in Election Administration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Christy McCormick
      Pages 213-241
    3. Jennifer Morrell
      Pages 261-278
    4. Judd Choate, Robert Smith
      Pages 279-299
    5. Kelly Ann Krawczyk, Avery Davis-Roberts
      Pages 317-343
    6. Kathleen Hale, Mitchell Brown, Bridgett A. King
      Pages 345-349
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 351-361

About this book


Stakeholders in the operation of American elections are keenly focused on policy reform, resource allocation, administrative professionalism, voter access and accessibility, equipment security, and system integrity. The Future of Election Administration is an edited volume that gathers the perspectives of today’s most forward-thinking practitioners and experts of policy, advocacy, and research about the importance of particular election practices, the professional and operational challenges that election administrators and voter registrars face, and emerging issues in the field. Through its combination of multiple perspectives to describe, analyze, and anticipate key dynamics and dilemmas as well as its emphasis on the practical aspects of administration, this book makes a unique contribution to the election administration literature.


Election administration Election reform Polling Accessibility 50-state portability Voter verification Straight ticket verification Voting technology Election assistance commission Federal Voting Assistance Program Felon disenfranchisement Mail balloting Online voter registration Help America Vote Act Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act Provisional ballots Electronic pollbooks National Voter Registration Act Voter fatigue Election Integrity Election Security

Editors and affiliations

  • Mitchell Brown
    • 1
  • Kathleen Hale
    • 2
  • Bridgett A. King
    • 3
  1. 1.Auburn UniversityAuburnUSA
  2. 2.Auburn UniversityAuburnUSA
  3. 3.Auburn UniversityAuburnUSA

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