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About the Bureau of Election Security and Technology

The Bureau of Election Security and Technology (BEST) is responsible for overseeing election technology, ensuring data integrity, and developing secure administrative procedures related to election administration in Pennsylvania. While the Bureau didn’t formally exist until early 2019, the Department has been greatly intensifying election security efforts since 2016. Our primary goal, working with our agency partners and key stakeholders, is to ensure Pennsylvanians remain confident in the voting process.

Below are a few key roles for the Bureau:

If you’d like to get in contact with our Bureau, please email