More than 10,000 elections are held in an average year in the U.S.
On any given Tuesday — or other days of the week — there is an election being held somewhere in the U.S. And elections are not one-day events — they are processes that involve significant preparation by many dedicated people.
Why so many elections?
Elections are different from place to place:
Elections are local:
Information is current as of April 2020. Data: 1. National Conference of State Legislators; 2. National Association of Counties; 3. Federal Voting Assistance Program 4. 2018 EAC Election Administration Voting Survey