Clearies Best Practices conversation series wrap up with Patrick Leahy Senior Advisor for Government Affairs and Public Policy U.S. Election Assistance Commission
May 07 , 2021

The EAC would like to thank all who entered the 2020 National Clearinghouse Awards competition, or Clearies, for best practices and innovations in election administration. The EAC Commissioners, judges, and staff were impressed with the ingenuity and resourcefulness of election officials from large to small jurisdictions who navigated record voter turnout in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clearies Best Practices conversation with Margaret Jurgensen and Dr. Gilberto Zelaya Montgomery County Board of Elections
May 04 , 2021

Chairman Don Palmer met with Election Director Margaret Jurgensen and Community Engagement and Public Information Officer Dr.

Clearies Best Practices conversation with Peg Perl and Julie Wise
Apr 29 , 2021

EAC Vice Chairman Tom Hicks met virtually with Julie Wise, Director of Elections for King County, Washington and Peg Perl, Deputy Director of Elections for Arapahoe County, Colorado to discuss best practices in election administration for the category of Outstanding Innovation in Elections for their Voter Education Fund Project and their Curbside Ballot Pickup Program respectively. 

Clearies Best Practices conversation with Gary Sims Elections Director for Wake County Board of Elections
Apr 27 , 2021

EAC Commissioner Christy McCormick met virtually with Gary Sims who is the Director of Elections for the Wake County Board of Elections in North Carolina to discuss best practices in election administration for the category of Recruiting, Retaining, and Training Poll Workers. Check out this video.

Clearies Best Practices conversation with Amy Kelly Cyber Navigation Program Manager for Illinois State Board of Elections
Apr 22 , 2021

EAC Commissioner Ben Hovland met virtually with Cyber Navigator Program Manager for the Illinois State Board of Elections, Amy Kelly, to discuss best practices in election administration for the category of Outstanding Innovation in Cybersecurity and Technology for their Cyber Navigator Program. Check out this video.

Clearies Best Practices conversation with George Stern Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder Colorado
Apr 20 , 2021

EAC Commissioner Christy McCormick met virtually with Jefferson County Colorado Clerk and Recorder George Stern to discuss best practices in election administration for the category of Outstanding Innovation in Elections: Medium Jurisdictions. Check out this video.

Clearie Best Practices Voters with Disabilities: Meagan Wolfe and Dean Logan
Apr 15 , 2021

EAC Commissioner Ben Hovland met virtually with Dean Logan, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk for Los Angeles County, California and Meagan Wolfe, Administrator for the Wisconsin Elections Commission to discuss best practices in election administration for the category of Improving Accessibility for Voters with Disabilities.

Clearies Best Practices conversation with Derek Bowens Director of Elections Durham County Board of Elections
Apr 13 , 2021

EAC Chairman Donald Palmer met virtually with Derek Bowens, Director of Elections for the Durham County Board of Elections in North Carolina to discuss best practices in election administration for the category Outstanding Innovation in Elections: Small Jurisdictions. Check out this video.

U.S. Election Assistance Commission Clearies Best Practices in Election Administration - Recruiting, Training and Retaining Poll Workers Conversation with Isabel Longoria Harris County Elections Administrator (TX)EAC Chairman Donald Palmer met virtually with Harris County Texas Elections Administrator Isabel Longoria to discuss best practices in election administration for recruiting, training, and retaining poll workers.   Read their full award and competition submission: https://www.eac.gov/election-offic
Apr 08 , 2021

EAC Chairman Donald Palmer met virtually with Harris County Texas Elections Administrator Isabel Longoria to discuss best practices in election administration for recruiting, training, and retaining poll workers. Check out this video.