The Election Sciences, Reform, and Administration (ESRA) conference brings together election experts from academia, state and local government, non-profits, and research institutes to develop empirical approaches to the study of how law and administrative procedures affect the quality of elections in the United States.
Meeting of the Minds
The conference is an opportunity for participants to engage with cutting-edge research about election administration and to discuss the challenges facing state and local election officials. The conference’s collaborative atmosphere also fosters connections between colleagues in different disciplines and across a range of topics and expertise.
Past presenters and participants have included:
- Senior academics
- Junior scholars and students
- Election administrators
- Poll workers
- Nonprofit organizations
- Computer scientists
- Developers and technology organizations