Newsletter: Election Administration in 2024, Unsung Heroes of Democracy & More

May 2024 1 min read by The CEIR Team

Webinar | Administering Elections in 2024: Lessons from Pennsylvania

The Center for Election Innovation & Research (CEIR) and the Committee of Seventy team up for a webinar that discusses election administration in Pennsylvania, and as a bellwether for the country, issues facing election administrators across the nation. Speakers David Becker, CEIR Executive Director, and Lauren Cristella, Committee of Seventy President & CEO, take questions from attendees as well.

American Bar Association Unsung Heroes of Democracy Awards

The American Bar Association (ABA) created the Unsung Heroes of Democracy Award to honor lawyers, election workers, everyday citizens and non-profit organizations that stand up for democracy and the rule of law. The award recognizes the efforts of individuals and organizations that do the right thing, despite their own peril.

Although only ABA members can submit nominations, if you have a nomination you’d like to submit, please forward it to and we’ll forward it to the ABA. The deadline for submissions to ABA is May 15, 2024.

Watch: The Expansion of Voting Before Election Day 2000-2024

NPR Correspondent Miles Parks recently joined CEIR’s Executive Director David Becker and Research Director Chris Mann to discuss the CEIR report “The Expansion of Voting Before Election Day, 2000–2024.” The report and conversation focuses on the dramatic expansion of early in-person and mail voting across all 50 states since 2000.

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