Elections

Photo IDs: The Outreach Challenge for Virginia Election Officials

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Tom Parkins retired on Jan. 1 as general registrar for the City of Alexandria, Va., having served since 2000. He previously spent three years as a senior election consultant with the International Foundation for Election Systems, working in the Balkans, including post-war Bosnia and the former Soviet Union. Parkins started his work in election administration [...]

Ensuring the Franchise for Remote Military and Overseas Voters

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Donald Palmer was appointed secretary of the Virginia Board of Elections by former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in 2011. He is the commonwealth’s chief election official and the head of the state agency charged with the implementation and uniformity of state and federal election laws. He served as the Florida Department of State’s director of [...]