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How A Ballot's Design Can Impact Elections

More than 30,000 people didn't vote for Senate in Broward County, Florida in the midterms. That could be because of a bad ballot design.
Posted at 6:40 PM, Nov 16, 2018

The way a ballot is designed can sometimes impact elections. Whitney Quesenbery, co-director of the Center for Civic Design, has studied ballots from across the country and developed best practices for ballot designers. She explains why Broward County's ballot might have impacted the Florida Senate race and how ballot design affects other elections.