Missing Data Threatens Future Voter Roll Maintenance
October 2022 – New York is flashing a warning sign indicating future trouble for election officials as they work to maintain the State’s voter roll. Although list maintenance work is typically a reactive process, the Empire State voter registration system lacks substantial amounts of personally identifiable information that is essential to conduct effective voter roll maintenance. This can spell danger for mail ballot administration, voter history information, and even larger systematic challenges going forward.
Read the research brief here.