2018 Pre-APSA Workshop: “Building Better Elections: New Challenges in Electoral Management”

Event Information

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States
End Date

In recent years, researchers from around the globe have renewed their focus on electoral management issues in both domestic and comparative perspective. This workshop aims to bring together scholars and practitioners to discuss major challenges in electoral management and foster new collaborations.

This workshop invites paper proposals relating to any new challenges of electoral management, including (but not limited to): electoral technology, convenience voting and registration measures, regulating new media and campaign finance, electoral dispute resolution, and electoral security.

Paper proposals (with a maximum 250-word abstract) are due on March 23, 2018 and may be submitted here (bit.ly/2AUq0Us)

For further information, please contact the co-chairs: Holly Ann Garnett (holly.garnett@mail.mcgill.ca) and Toby S. James (T.S.James@uea.ac.uk) or visit http://www.electoralmanagement.com/events/

This workshop is co-sponsored by: The Electoral Management Network (www.electoralmanagement.com), The Electoral Integrity Project (www.electoralintegrityproject.com) & The MIT Election Data and Science Lab (MEDSL) (www.electionlab.mit.edu)

Key Dates:

Paper proposals deadline: March 23, 2018
Acceptance notification: April 15, 2018
Registration deadline: August 1, 2018
Paper submission deadline: August 15, 2018
Conference: August 29, 2018