All eligible voters should have the opportunity to cast their ballots without undue delay, and obstacles should be removed that prevent other voters, -- such as members of the military, overseas voters, voters with disabilities, and voters with limited English proficiency, -- from casting their ballots.
Problems voters encounter in casting their ballots can be addressed with non-partisan solutions that local and state officials around the country can implement to improve the voting experience.
Much can be learned from business community leaders and professional election administrators about how effective election administration can serve the voter in the way that our finest companies and professional firms serve their customers.
The number, location, management, operation, and design of polling places
The training, recruitment, and number of poll workers
Voting accessibility for uniformed and overseas voters
The efficient management of voter rolls and poll books
Voting machine capacity and technology
Ballot simplicity and voter education
Voting accessibility for individuals with disabilities, limited English proficiency, and other special needs
Management of issuing and processing provisional ballots in the polling place on Election Day
The administration of absentee ballot programs
The adequacy of contingency plans for natural disasters and other emergencies that may disrupt elections
Other issues related to the efficient administration of elections that the Co-Chairs agree are necessary and appropriate to the Commission's work