Help America Vote Act of 2002

State of Wisconsin: Help America Vote Act Annual Report for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

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In Wisconsin, elections are administered at the state level by the Government Accountability Board (G.A.B.), but are conducted at the local level by 1,923 local elections officials covering 72 counties and 1,851 municipalities.  During FFY-2012, there were seven state-level elections: three regularly scheduled elections, two recall elections, and two special elections to fill vacancies.  During this time Wisconsin used approximately 2,678 polling places.  

State of Wisconsin: Help America Vote Act Annual Report for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

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In Wisconsin, elections are administered at the state level by the Government Accountability Board (G.A.B.), but are conducted at the local level by 1,925 local elections officials covering 73 counties and 1,852 municipalities.  During FFY-2015, there were three state-level elections.  During this time Wisconsin used approximately 2,755 polling places.  

State of Wisconsin: Help America Vote Act Annual Report for Federal Fiscal Year 2015

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In Wisconsin, elections are administered at the state level by the Government Accountability Board (G.A.B.), but are conducted at the local level by 1,925 local elections officials covering 73 counties and 1,852 municipalities.  During FFY-2015, there were three state-level elections.  During this time Wisconsin used approximately 2,755 polling places.  

Wisconsin Elections Administrator Participates in Federal Review of November Election

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MADISON, WI – Nathaniel E. Robinson, Elections Division administrator for the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, has been invited to participate in an election review roundtable discussion at the December 2 meeting of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (US-EAC) in Washington, D.C.

2009-2014 Wisconsin Election Administration Plan

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The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board’s five-year, $17.3 million plan for state elections was approved Tuesday, October 13, 2009 by the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance.

Kevin Kennedy, director and general counsel of the G.A.B., said JCF approval enables the agency to accept almost $4 million in federal funds through the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). It also allows the G.A.B. to continue funding election administration initiatives that will continue to improve Wisconsin’s nationally recognized approach to conducting fair, transparent elections.

Statistical Analysis HAVA Checks

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At the August 2008 meeting of the Government Accountability Board, the Board directed staff to prepare a statistical report analyzing the non-match facts that resulted from the newly implemented comparison between the Statewide Voter Registration System’s (SVRS) voter data and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT), and Social Security Administration (SSA).

There are several key findings from this statistical report:

G.A.B. Wins $2 million Federal Grant to Support Election Data Collection

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MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board was awarded $2 million from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Wednesday to improve the State’s ability to collect election data at the most local levels. The grant will be administered by the Elections Division.

“This funding will help us further improve election administration throughout the state,” said Nat Robinson, Elections Division Administrator. “This is a vote of confidence for Wisconsin and a shot in the arm for local election officials.”