About the NASS IDEAS Award
Established in 2011, the NASS IDEAS (Innovation, Dedication, Excellence & Achievement in Service) Award recognizes significant state contributions to the mission of NASS, as well as honors the outstanding programs and achievements of NASS member offices. Nominations are encouraged in all areas of state government programming that is overseen or administered by Secretary of State or Lieutenant Governor offices throughout the U.S.
2014 NASS IDEAS Award National Finalists
Colorado – Colorado eLearning Program
South Dakota – South Dakota TotalVote Election Management System
NASS 2013 IDEAS Award Honorees
NASS 2013 IDEAS Award Recipient
Office of the Louisiana Secretary of State - GeauxVote Mobile Program
Photo, at left: Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler (center) holds the 2013 NASS IDEAS Award, presented by Awards Committee Co-Chairs Al Jaeger of North Dakota (left) and Ross Miller of Nevada (right).
NASS IDEAS Award Recipients:
2013 - Office of the Louisiana Secretary of State, GeauxVote Mobile Program
2012 - Office of the Nebraska Secretary of State, Online Rules Tracking Application
Nomination & Selection Information
The NASS Awards Committee reviews and evaluates all eligible submissions for the award. The committee may select up to four finalists, with the final award recipient chosen by a vote of the full NASS membership. Presentation of the award takes place at the annual NASS summer conference.