NSGIC is pleased to kick-off its Geo-Enabled Elections Webinar Series on June 16, 1:00 p.m. ET, with a webinar highlighting strategies and tools for adapting election processes in the time of COVID-19. The webinar, presented by Esri in partnership with NSGIC, NACo, and NCSL, will highlight free resources that can benefit both GIS professionals and election officials and administrators.
The session will open with a brief discussion of the top-of-mind policy issues jurisdictions face. Next, a local government case study will be presented, followed by examples highlighting how jurisdictions leverage GIS technology for operational efficiency while ensuring the health and safety of the voter. Click here to register for the webinar.
Adapting Election Strategies to the Post-COVID-19 World
Shifting the focus to “where” supports social distancing and provides alternative polling approaches such as;
- Consolidating voting centers and taking into consideration at-risk populations,
- Monitoring wait times and managing poll workers,
- Optimizing ballot drop-off and polling place locations while also considering drive-through voting, and
- Keeping the public informed about election day operations and election day results.
Mark June 16, 1:00 p.m. ET, on your calendar, and reserve your spot for the webinar now.