Ohio VIP submits Testimony to Presidential Election Commission

Ohio VIP submits Testimony to Presidential Election Commission

September 18, 2017

On September 12th, The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, met in New Hampshire.   Click here to read about the meeting and testimonies presented.

The Commission also requested public testimony. See Ohio VIP’s submission below.

To: The Presidential Commission on Election Integrity

From: Ohio Voter Integrity Project

Thank you for letting us share our election experiences with the Commission. Ohio Voter Integrity Project is a non-partisan 501(c)(4) organization based in Hamilton County, Ohio. The election integrity issues described below come from …

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Poll Workers: A Weak Link In Our Electoral System

Poll Workers: A Weak Link In Our Electoral System

September 25, 2014

On Election Day, ordinary citizens are hired and paid as poll workers by the county Boards of Elections (BOEs).  Anyone can apply because there are no educational requirements: reading, writing or mathematics.  However these people are entrusted with the duty to determine:

Who can vote
Where a person can vote
And what type of ballot a voter can cast: regular or provisional

Poll workers receive training from the BOEs but training techniques and poll worker knowledge and integrity are not evaluated by anyone other than the BOEs …

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