New paper, “Voting by Mail in a VENMO World: Assessing Rejected Absentee Ballots in Georgia,” by Enrijeta Shino (Assistant Professor, University of North Florida (UF PhD, 2019), Mara Suttmann-Lea (Assistant Professor, Connecticut College), and Daniel A. Smith (Professor, University of Florida), available here. Abstract Due to the COVID-19 threat to in-person voting in the November 2020 election, […]
Forthcoming article, “Voting by Mail and Ballot Rejection: Lessons from Florida for Elections in the Age of the Coronavirus,” by Anna Baringer (UF 2020 BA/BS), Michael C. Herron (Dartmouth College), and Daniel A. Smith (UF Political Science), Election Law Journal, available here Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic and its concomitant need for social distancing have increased […]
The University of Florida Election Sciences Group is pleased to announce they will host the 2020 Election Sciences, Reform, and Administration conference to be held at the University of Florida campus June 21-23. See here for more information.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded Dr. Michael P. McDonald a $850,000 grant to collect, disseminate, and visualize precinct boundaries and election results.
The McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State University awarded the 2018 Brown Democracy Medal to the Public Mapping Project, an initiative led by Micah Altman, director of research and head of the program on information science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Michael McDonald, associate professor of political science at the University of Florida. […]