Compilation-Model Bills

Compilation-Model Bills

This collection of model legislation offers a starting point for state lawmakers and advocates interested in drafting reforms to strengthen elections and democratic institutions. Models feature ethics legislation, qualification thresholds for senior election officials, and a task force study bill.

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November 28, 2023
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Model Bill: Ethics Legislation for Senior Election Officials

Model Election Ethics Legislation: A bill to create impartiality and conduct requirements for senior U.S. election officials.

November 28, 2023
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Model Bill: Setting Qualifications For Secretaries Of State

ERN’s model qualifications bill offers a legal pathway to ensure that future chief elections officials bring adequate knowledge and expertise to the job – before they get elected.

February 9, 2024
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Model Bill: Election Study Task Force

This model bill provides a template for states to create a task force to research and make recommendations regarding expanded capacity, professional independence in election administration, and dispute resolution.

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February 1, 2023

In this hyper-partisan era, states must take steps to ensure that: a) current officials are protected from threats and intimidation; b) future election officials will act impartially; and c) voters are confident that election administrators are doing their jobs without partisan bias. This ERN policy brief addresses how, including model legislation.

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