“Improving Electoral Management: The Organisational Determinants of Electoral Integrity” (with Toby James and Leontine Loeber (University of East Anglia), and Carolien van Ham (University of New South Wales) – This project is a multi-national survey of election management officials, in collaboration with colleagues from Europe, with the support of the Venice Commission (Council of Europe). This project consists of two surveys: a structural survey that will collect data on election management budgets, personnel and hierarchies, and a personnel survey that asks employees about their job satisfaction and levels of training. In collaboration with the Electoral Integrity Project.
Papers as part of this project include:
- Evaluating Election Management Capacity
- EMB Institutional Design and Autonomy (with Carolien van Ham)
- Election Management Roles and Responsibilities in Comparative Perspective
“Behind the Screens: Evaluating the E-Governance of State Election Administration ” – This article considers the e-governance capacity of US state election administration websites and online resources.
“Perceptions of Electoral Officials and Voter Confidence in Elections” – This article tests whether confidence in electoral officials is an important predictor of individual perceptions of the fairness of the vote count, and overall sense of the quality of democracy in their country.
- Holly Ann Garnett. “Election Management Bodies.” Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability, Compliance and Integrity. Eds. Pippa Norris and Alessandro Nai. New York: Oxford University Press. (Forthcoming)
- Toby James, Leontine Loeber, Holly Ann Garnett, and Carolien van Ham. “Improving Electoral Management: The Organizational Determinants of Electoral Integrity.” Electoral Expert Review. (Forthcoming)
- “Building Better Elections: New Challenges in Electoral Management,” Co-Chair (with Toby James), pre-APSA Workshop, MIT, Boston, USA. Co-sponsored by the Electoral Management Network, Electoral Integrity Project and the MIT Election Sciences and Data Lab (2018).
- “Building Better Elections: Election Management in Comparative Perspective,” Co-Chair (with Toby James), Conference Section at the 2017 European Consortium for Political Research Annual Meeting, Oslo, Norway (2017).
- “Election Management Roles and Responsibilities in Comparative Perspective,” Australian Political Science Association, Melbourne, Australia (2017)
- “Behind the Screens: Election Administration E-Governance Capacity,” Election Sciences, Reform and Administration Conference, Portland OR (2017)
- “Behind the Screens: Evaluating Election Administration Capacity in the United States,” Canadian Political Science Association, Toronto, ON (2017)
- “When do Voters Trust the Administration of Election? A Cross-National Analysis,” Political and Social Trust: Citizens in Context workshop, Tampere, Finland (2017)
- “Evaluating Electoral Management,” pre-APSA workshop on The Construction and Use of Expert Indicators in the Social Sciences: Challenges of Validity, Reliability and Legitimacy, Philadelphia, PA. (2016)
- “Comparing Election Management Bodies: Information Communication and Transparency,” pre-APSA workshop on Strengthening Electoral Integrity: What Works? San Francisco, CA (2015)
- “Election Management Bodies, Confidence and Voter Turnout,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL and pre-IPSA workshop on Citizens, Parties and Elections, Montreal, QC (2014)
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