Finding the story: Election administration (Election/Politics Track)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Derek Willis of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 10:15am
  • Location: Northwestern/Ohio St
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

After every federal election, the Election Assistance Commission compiles data from states on how that election was administered and run, including details on voter registration, turnout, voting methods and more. This session will guide attendees on using the data to examine election administration in their states.

Speaker Bios

  • Derek Willis is a news applications developer at ProPublica, focusing on politics and elections. He previously worked as a developer and reporter at The New York Times, a database editor at The Washington Post, and at the Center for Public Integrity and Congressional Quarterly. He began his journalism career at The Palm Beach Post. He is a co-founder of OpenElections, a project to collect and publish election results from all 50 states.

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