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Wednesday, May 17 • 12:50pm - 1:50pm
Opening Ballot Data

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With 50 states and thousands of local elections administering authorities, elections software will need to interact with a vast number of public datasets. Common data standards are needed to make information about ballots accessible to developers. What is the state of developing these common data standards and opening the data, and what’s next?

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Tammy Patrick

Senior Advisor for the Elections program, Democracy Fund
Tammy helps lead the Democracy Fund’s efforts to foster a voter-centric elections system and work to provide election officials across the country with the tools and knowledge they need to best serve their voters. Previously, Tammy was with the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), where she worked to promote the recommendations of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration... Read More →

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Donny Bridges

Director of Civic Data, Center for Technology and Civic Life
Donny Bridges is Co-founder and Director of Civic Data at the Center for Technology and Civic Life. Prior to joining CTCL, Donny was the Election Administration Research Director at the New Organizing Institute, where he developed his obsession with local government and its data... Read More →
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Amy Cohen

Director of Operations and Co-Founder, The Center for Election Innovation & Research
Amy Cohen is the Director of Operations and Co-Founder of the Center for Election Innovation & Research. Previously, she was an officer with the elections program at the Pew Charitable Trusts where she managed the Voting Information Project (VIP). She oversaw the technical assist... Read More →
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Jen Tolentino

Director of Policy & Civic Tech, Rock the Vote
Jen Tolentino is Rock the Vote’s Director of Policy & Civic Tech. She oversees the continued development of its free, open source civic tech resources, manages external partnerships, and spearheads all voting rights, election administration, and technology policy work... Read More →

Wednesday May 17, 2017 12:50pm - 1:50pm
UC Hastings, Room B