This document provides election officials with best practices to consider when communicating the changes and updates to procedures for the November 2020 elections. Topics covered include working with the press, utilizing social media, providing trusted information in partnership with other officials, and communicating directly with voters.
The Streets for Voting Guide is geared towards election officials, voting location facility managers, and local transportation planners and officials. It illuminates physical design and temporary material solutions that better manage access to the voting location, utilizing sidewalks, streets, and other public spaces for queuing, and adding basic comforts for those likely to wait in long lines in all types of weather (seating, shade, cover, and more).
This guide was built to help election officials who will be processing their incoming mail ballots either of two ways: with or without a mail ballot sorter. This guide will help you create standard operation procedures for receiving ballots, checking them in for voter credit, ballot opening and extraction, scanning, and duplication and/or adjudication.
A planning tool to help you study, plan, and justify ballot dropoff locations in your jurisdiction. While the scoring and criteria can be adjusted to specifically fit your jurisdiction’s needs, this document outlines a number of major considerations for planning your dropoff locations and provides some outlines for a scoring rubric.