In addition to the full papers and summaries developed under this project, we are pleased to offer short videos featuring the authors of each paper. 

These videos provide a short introduction to the topic, existing research, and future opportunities that each team identified. The individual videos can be accessed and watched directly on this page. 

Alternatively, you can find all videos and watch them in one playlist on our YouTube Channel, linked at the bottom of this page. 

Voting in person

Despite the rising popularity of mail voting, in-person voting remains the most common mode of voting in the U.S.

Full Paper

Voting by mail

“Vote by mail” (VBM) or “Mail voting” is a permanent part of the American election ecosystem. 

Full Paper

Voter registration accuracy and security

Voter registration lists are critical to managing elections, but keeping them updated can be challenging.

Full Paper

Poll worker and election official recruitment, training, and retention

The election administration workplace, home to the “stewards of democracy,” is highly localized and varies widely. 

Full Paper

Usability and accessibility

People with disabilities, senior citizens, Native Americans, rural citizens, and young citizens face a variety of barriers to voting. 

Full Paper

Audits and validating election results

Election auditing is an independent review of a process of system to ensure compliance with election laws, policies, and standards. 

Full Paper

Communicating with voters to build trust in the system

The stability of democracy depends in part on public belief in the legitimacy of elections. 

Full Paper

Full Series

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