Redish & Associates, Inc.
6820 Winterberry Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817-2939
Janice (Ginny) Redish, Ph.D.
voice: 301 - 229 - 3039
fax: 301 - 229 - 2971
before the Technical Guidelines Development Committee
of the Elections Assistance Commission
September 22, 2004
at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
On the importance of clear writing and information design
for ballots and other materials for voters and poll-workers
Madam Chair, Members of the Committee, and other attendees:
Thank you for inviting me to address this hearing. The perspective that I bring to
this discussion is that of a specialist in clear writing, information design, and