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Measuring Elections

We are delighted to launch the latest iteration of the Elections Performance Index, which measures how well states perform on a variety of performance metrics that span the election administration space, both those that measure access and those that measure security. 

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By applying scientific principles to how elections are studied and administered, MEDSL aims to improve the democratic experience for all U.S. voters.


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Research Projects

Using data-driven scientific analysis, we strive to better understand how elections function in the U.S. Read more about our core research, and keep up to date with our newest projects.

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Our Data

Our lab is a clearinghouse for data sets that can fuel studies on elections and how they're conducted. Here you'll find our portal for election data and research tools produced by us and others.

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Analysis & News

Find information about our latest work, cutting-edge analysis and research from our network, and learn more about what's new in election science.

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