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Inspired by Disney: measuring wait times

Tim Tsjuii, Deputy Director of Elections, Guilford County, NC, got the inspiration for a way to measure wait times in polling places during a family visit to Walt Disney World in Florida -- another place where waiting in line is a familiar experience. Inspired by Disney's method, Tim adapted it to election administration, using a mobile app called TimeStation. Read more

February 18, 2016

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Whitney May

How we created Election Tools

Creating ElectionTools involved election officials at every step. The work started with brainstorming and ranking activities to define the most pressing needs they're facing in the 2016 elections. At one workshop, in less than an hour, the group generated 277 ideas for tools. That's a lot of sticky notes! Read more

February 8, 2016

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Whitney May