Who we are

Who we are

EVN is a robust national network of leaders, experts and policy makers working together to improve U.S. elections. We collaborate across disciplines and opinions toward two inseparable goals: voting is accessible, private, reliable and secure; and elections are transparent, accurate and verifiable. We are computer scientists, election officials, voting activists, political scientists, attorneys, and more. We are rigorously nonpartisan, objective partners and advocates for all who seek maximum voter participation in tandem with privacy, security, transparency and accountability. To ensure strategic growth and maintain a disciplined focus on election verification issues, participation in EVN is by invitation only. As of August 15, 2016, EVN has 185 participants. “Hardly a day goes by that I don’t learn something important from the discussions on the EVN’s listserv, and the conferences are a powerful reminder of the value of unbiased, yet deeply passionate commitment to a healthy democracy.”

Doug Chapin
Center for the Study of Politics and Governance,
University of Minnesota

Many EVN participants are affiliated with election offices, universities, or non-governmental organizations. To illustrate EVN’s breadth, here we list jurisdictions of election officials, universities, institutions, and many of the individual participants working to keep elections secure and verifiable.

EVN participants include election officials from many different jurisdictions:

EVN participants include professors and academics from a variety of universities:

EVN participants are associated with a wide range of organizations (These institutions do not directly participate in EVN, and no endorsement is implied):

EVN participants include many other people involved in various aspects of elections and voting technology:

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Election Verification Network. EVN does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within the linked websites.