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2022 Election Sciences, Reform, and Administration
The conference brings together political scientists and other experts in election administration to develop rigorous empirical approaches to the study of how law and administrative procedures affect the quality of elections in the United States.
The Cost of Conducting Elections
Read our latest report on the cost of elections (and who should bear that cost), produced with the National Institute for Civil Discourse:
Announcing the Elections Performance Index
The MIT Election Data and Science Lab is proud to launch the updated Elections Performance Index, providing a nonpartisan, objective measure of state election administration from 2008–2020.
New & Improved
By applying scientific principles to how elections are studied and administered, MEDSL aims to improve the democratic experience for all U.S. voters.