Technology has become more important in election administration over the past eight years with the establishment of the Help America Vote Act of 2002, which provided funding and guidelines for modernizing voting technology, specifically statewide voter registration databases and voting systems.
What does SVRD stand for?
SVRD stands for Statewide Voter Registration Database (various locations)
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- School Violence Resource Center
- Shenandoah Valley Reading Council (Bridgewater, VA)
- Software Verification Research Centre (Australia)
- Statewide Vision Resource Centre (Victoria, Australia)
- Student Voices Resource Center (NetDay)
- Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground (Antigua)
- Silicon Valley Regional Communications System (California)
- Sugar Valley Rural Charter School (Loganton, PA)
- Sierra Vista Ranger District (Coronado National Forest; Arizona and New Mexico; USDA)
- Single Vehicle Road Departure
- System Version Release Document
- Swami Vivekananda Rural Development Society (India)
- Scott Valley Real Estate (Fort Jones, CA)
- Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project
- Sacramento Valley Rogue Force (Star Wars fan club; California)
- Sacramento Valley Rugby Foundation (California)
- Sir Vivian Richards Foundation (Antigua and Barbuda)
- Standard Verification Rule Format (programming language for Mentor Graphics semiconductor design tools)
- Scioto Valley Rugby Football Club
- Silicon Valley Rugby Football Club (San Jose, CA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
For example, the statewide voter registration database and the state agency that maintains death records may have different formats for date of birth (mm-dd-yyyy versus dd-mm-yy) or for dealing with multiple-word last names (Elizabeth De La Torre versus Elizabeth Delatorre).
The Election Administration Reform Workshop at Council 2007 highlighted the following for emphasis in working on election administration issues: (1) opposing ID and documentary proof-of-citizenship requirements, (2) improving administration of statewide voter registration databases and guarding against wrongful or incorrect purging; (3) guarding against unnecessary restrictions on voter registration, (4) improving poll worker recruitment, training and supervision, and (5) improving polling place management and ballot design.
While all of the law's provisions are desirable and overdue, of particular note in Oregon and Lane County will be the law's centerpieces: doing away with punch-card ballots, and establishing a statewide voter registration database.
The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 requires each state to establish and maintain a single, central, uniform, official and interactive computerized statewide voter registration database that is defined, maintained, and administered at the state level.
97) As the statewide voter registration databases required under HAVA improve and become interoperable, the ability of states to keep the database up-to-date and free of duplicate registrations should improve markedly.
The election reform article covers the LWVEF Voter Advocacy Project with a special focus on protecting vulnerable voters from restrictive voter identification requirements and poorly implemented and managed statewide voter registration databases.
While statewide voter registration databases have not been completed in every state, the lists that have been built vary widely in function, capability, and design.