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State of Delaware Elaine Manlove State Election Commissioner Department of Elections

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State of Delaware

Elaine ManloveState Election CommissionerDepartment of Elections

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TopicsVoter Registration using eSignature

Election Day and Schools

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What is eSignature?

eSignature stands for Electronic Signature

eSignature is a voter registration method that involves capturing the citizen’s signature and application electronically

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Goals of eSignature

Streamline method of registering and maintaining voter registration

Re-engineer DMV/Elections interface to make sure Elections receive every application

Eliminate or reduce the use of paper applications

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Cost-SavingsPaperTimeOffice Space

Accurate and Secure Data

Benefits of eSignature

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Department of ElectionseSignature for Walk-In ApplicantsScanning for Mail-In Application

Division of Motor VehiclesDriver License and State IDSelf-Service Kiosks

Division of Social ServiceRequest for Assistance

Registration DrivesPublic Libraries, State Fair, etc.

eSignature in Action

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Web-based Voter RegistrationBy utilizing existing DMV/Election signature By collecting electronic signature while completing Voter Registration Application onlineAlways have the option to print/sign/return the

Voter Registration Application

Integration with other Web-based SystemsDepartment of Health and Social ServicesDepartment of LaborFederal Postcard Mail Applications for Military and Overseas Voters

Future of eSignature

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Election Day and SchoolsSchool Facilities as Polling Places

Approximately 50% of Delaware’s polling places are schools

We could not conduct elections without these buildings which are accessible, well-located with adequate space and parking

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Election Day and Schools

Teacher In-Service DaysThe General Election is a holiday in Delaware

Delaware has requested that schools re-schedule an existing Teacher In-Service Day to the day of the Primary Election

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Q & A

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Thank you!Elaine ManloveState Election CommissionerDepartment of Elections