Election Reform: An Analysis of Proposals and the Commissionís Recommendations for Improving Americaís Election System


This report was prepared by the Office for Civil Rights Evaluation under the direction of Terri A. Dickerson, assistant staff director for civil rights evaluation. The report was written by Manuel Alba, civil rights analyst, Margaret Butler, civil rights analyst, Wanda Johnson, civil rights analyst, Eileen Rudert, social scientist, and Mireille Zieseniss, civil rights analyst. Research assistance was provided by Monique Dennis-Elmore, civil rights analyst, Rebecca Kraus,* social scientist, and Kirk Perry, civil rights analyst. Significant contributions were also made by two interns: Sheldon Fuller, University of Pennsylvania, and Auliya Yasuda, University of California at Santa Barbara. The legal review was performed by Peter Reilly, attorney-advisor, in the Office of General Counsel. Dawn Sweet, editor, prepared this report for publication.  

* Former Commission employee