The HAVA conference at AU was a venue for scholars and practitioners of election administration to assess the reform and implementation efforts being carried out across the states to comply with the requirements of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) as well as to discuss some of the issues that still challenge the conduct of election in the US.
See conference agenda.
- What's Changed, What Hasn't and Why: Election Reform in 2006
Doug Chapin, Director, Electionline.org
- Voter Registration Systems
Eric Fischer, Senior Specialist, Congressional Research Service
- Toward a New Procedural Paradigm
Curtis Gans, Director, Center for the Study of the American Electorate, American University
- Are HAVA's Provisional Ballots Working?
Wendy Weiser, Deputy Director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center, New York University School of Law
- Assessing the Rate of Return on a Federal Investment in Voter Education and Pollworker Training
Tracy Warren, Executive Director, Pollworker Institute
- Voting Technology: The Way Forward
Dan Tokaji, Assistant Professor, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University
- Summary of Public Comment on the 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines: A Center for Correct, Useable, Reliable and Transparent Elections (ACCURATE)
Avi Rubin, Professor of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
- Comments: "Are U.S. Elections Getting Better or Worse? Is HAVA Working?"
Paul DeGregorio, Chairman, U.S. Election Assistance Commission
- The EAC is Beginning to Fill the Institutional Void. But Changes in HAVA May Be Needed.
Roy Saltman, author of The History and Politics of Voting Technology