The Center for Election Integrity (CEI) at Cleveland State University is a partnership of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. It draws upon the long standing expertise from both colleges in electoral and regulatory law, public administration and civic education. CEI provides research, training, consultation, and public education to assist Ohio in becoming the national leader in transparent, legal, efficient and accurate elections.
Judging Cuyahoga and Ohio Primary Election Success
Overview of Ohio and Cuyahoga County election administrative issues to assist in judging Cuyahoga and Ohio Primary Election Success
Ohio Voting Systems Review
Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner released her report of the EVEREST Voting System Review on December 14, 2007. Click for the Public Monitor's statement regarding the EVEREST report.
California Voting Systems Review
Center for Election Integrity staff participated in the top-to-bottom review of California's voting systems for the California Secretary of State in 2007. Click for a 2-page summary of the California Voting System study's findings. Or, click for the entire set of final reports filed on the Diebold, Sequoia, and Hart systems ("UC Final Reports").
Collaborative Public Audit Report
The Collaborative Public Audit of the 2006 Cuyahoga County General Election is complete. Click to download the Cuyahoga County Collaborative Public Audit report.
Center for Election Integrity Appointed Public Monitor
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and the County Commissioners have jointly appointed CSU's Center for Election Integrity to serve as the Public Monitor for the County Board of Election's (CCBOE's) conduct of elections. The Center will monitor implementation of the reforms recommended by the Cuyahoga Election Review Panel's Final Report (July 20, 2006), certain recommendations from other studies, the achievement of CCBOE election preparation plans, and the actual conduct of the County's elections.
Cuyahoga Election Review Panel
Click to download the Cuyahoga Election Review Panel's final report pertaining to the May, 2006 Primary Election (400 pages, PDF)