Where has supportthevoter.gov gone?
January 30, 2017
The PCEA website disappeared. Why this matters.
October 3, 2016
You might not think of design and security together, but we know that elections are secure (or not) by design.
August 25, 2016
Small changes can add up to big differences. Even changing a few pages of a voter guide can improve information for voters.
June 17, 2016
Meet the Election Toolkit, starting with 11 tools to help election officials engage voters, increase turnout, and smooth operations.
April 5, 2016
Solving a ballot design challenge in California so the layout doesn't encourage voters to make mistakes on their ballots
November 10, 2014
The real test of an election administration is what happens when feelings run high, or when things go wrong.
January 4, 2014
Looking back at an exceptional 2013, as we started on exciting plans for 2014.
December 2, 2013
Announcing... the Center for Civic Design. Watch this space!
September 22, 2013
A study of how new voters used election information booklets looked for things that helped voters plan and act.
September 5, 2013
Accessible voting will take new ways to think. Not isolated silos, but collaborative innovation
August 6, 2013
When links, labels, and headings on websites match how voters talk and think, they find what they’re looking for, and they are less likely to call asking questions.
May 14, 2013
A talk about the research watching ordinary people with extraordinary abilities who work around their limitations in their daily lives interact with the Anywhere Ballot.
February 23, 2013
The genesis of the Anywhere Ballot project: What if anyone could vote on any device?
August 9, 2012
Preliminary insights from exploratory research about how voters use ballots that include alternative counting methods.
February 2, 2012
An message on a ballot scanner doesn't explain that an overvote will not be counted - potentially leading to many lost votes.
November 29, 2011
Overvotes, double votes and other challenges of switching from lever machines to paper ballots.
March 7, 2011
Although the butterfly ballot became the emblem for bad ballot design, we continue to see ballot design problems