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Dr. Paul Gronke

Professor and Director, Elections & Voting Information Center at Reed College

Paul Gronke (PhD Michigan, ’93, MA University of Essex ’84, BA Chicago ’82) is a professor of Political Science and Director of the Early Voting Information at Reed College in Portland, OR. Dr. Gronke studies American politics, specializing in convenience and early voting, election administration, public opinion, and elections.

In 2005, Dr. Gronke established the Early Voting Information Center ( EVIC searches for common sense, non-partisan solutions to identified problems in election administration that are backed by solid empirical evidence and tailored to the conditions of the time and jurisdiction, and that may or may not include the administration of early voting. EVIC has worked with a number of state and local governments, Secretaries of State and state election directors, federal agencies, and non-profit organization, mostly but not exclusively related to early voting and social scientific research on election administration.

For the past decade, Dr. Gronke has worked to improve access and ensure integrity in the American elections system, helping to guarantee that every eligible citizen in the United States can participate in our democratic system.

State Expertise: Ore.
Speaks: English

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