Written Testimony of Charles Stewart III Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Charles Stewart III testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration on May 14th.
THERE IS A NEED FOR A MORE DATA-CENTERED APPROACH TO ELECTION ADMINISTRATION.
Election policymaking would greatly benefit from metrics-based policymaking, and the development of measures similar to those in policy areas like education and health care.
Elections are awash in data, managing elections is increasingly metrics-driven, and a growing network of experts is dedicated to a metrics-based approach to improving elections.
A major barrier to the development of metrics-based election administration is uncertainty about the future of the EAC.
Following is a link to the webcast: