Head shot of Jennifer Morrell
Adjunct Faculty
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants

    Jennifer Morrell is a former local election official and recognized expert in election audits. As a partner at The Elections Group, she consults on election administration and auditing. Jennifer works as a consultant with Democracy Fund leading the Election Validation Project, aimed at increasing trust in elections through rigorous audits, standards, and testing.

    As the deputy of elections in Arapahoe County, Colorado, Jennifer was instrumental in Colorado's successful implementation of the first statewide risk-limiting audit (RLA). She has successfully overseen RLA pilot programs in several states and local jurisdictions, and authored a series on election audits titled, "Knowing It's Right." Jennifer also serves as a subject matter expert for CISA.

    She was an election official for nine years (2009-2018) in Utah and Colorado, is an Election Center CERA graduate, holds a Master of Arts in Management from Webster University, and is a veteran of the United States Air Force.