Wed, 01/31/2018

We are currently searching for a Research Associate to assist with our data collection and management efforts. Click here to apply @MIT Careers. 


Fri, 06/09/2017

The MIT Election Science and Data Lab announces the recipients of the 2017 New Initiatives Grants in Election Science.

Please click here to learn more.

Thu, 03/16/2017

See this posting in Election Updates for more information.  The dates are July 27-28 in Portland.

Tue, 02/14/2017

The MIT Election Data and Science Lab invites applications for grants to fund systematic research on the conduct of elections in the United States.  Click here to...

Tue, 01/31/2017

MEDSL has just posted two new job opportunities that will form the core research staff of the Lab. Appropriate to their levels of training and background, both will be involved in conducting research on election-related topics, collecting and managing data sets related to election data science,...

Tue, 01/31/2017

The Lab is proud to have arranged for the creation of a mirror site for the Website of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration ( , which has been taken down.  Please visit it at this link.  Read more about...

Tue, 01/10/2017


Election Data and Science Lab Launches at Massachusetts Institute of Technology                   

January 10, 2017 Cambridge, MA.  A new enterprise dedicated to researching and improving elections based on scientific principles launches today at the...

Fri, 12/30/2016

The election season provided many opportunities to share election science with a broader audience.  The Washington Post's Monkey Cage site reports that two of its most widely read posts of 2016 were coauthored by MEDSL's Charles Stewart:  ...