EAC Election Data Summit on August 12-13

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
August 3, 2015

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host an EAC Election Data Summit on August 12-13 at American University in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit will address “how good data can help elections run better.” The event is intended for election researchers, state and local government election officials, nonprofit organizations, and other interested stakeholders.

Among the topics, attendees will discuss:

  • The accuracy and efficacy of certain election data that are collected
  • The numerous practical uses/applications for the election data that are collected
  • Potential improvements to the Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS) survey for future data collections

The event is open to the public. The EAC will post the agenda and additional information in advance of the summit.