Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity activists are at odds over whether raising too many concerns about the security of US elections did more harm than good.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes The mainstream media assures us that foreign governments can’t hack the election, and downplays the risk of domestic threats to elections — the possibility that special interests could access voting machines and change votes.
Reading Time: 7 minutes If you want to warn Georgia officials about election security problems, you better brace for retaliation.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Minnesota senator has made election security a key part of her presidential campaign. As she is unlikely to win the nomination, it may be her most lasting and important contribution to the 2020 race.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Philadelphia is poised to choose a vulnerable barcode voting system after a “Blue Ribbon Commission” hid its criticism of such systems in the endnotes of its election-security report. Meanwhile, the Pennsylvania auditor general has opened a probe into Philadelphia’s selection process, which appears designed to favor one vendor.
Reading Time: 7 minutes During the midterms this year we focused on one of the most bizarre elections in the country. A race for governor where conflict of interest, voter suppression, and partisan shenanigans were just another day in Georgia.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A democracy relies on its citizens voting. But what if there is no mechanism in place to ensure the election results accurately reflect the voters’ wishes? A recent conference on election audits at MIT tried to bring greater awareness to this critical issue.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity activists say Democrats who concede elections too soon are wasting opportunities for meaningful audits and are undermining the efforts of those fighting for more transparent and accountable elections.
Reading Time: 15 minutes We explore WhoWhatWhy’s decision to take on the singular focus of election integrity and voter suppression during this election.
Reading Time: 5 minutes America’s voting system is hazardous to national security — and must be recognized as such. We can’t wait until it is too late.
Reading Time: 9 minutes With so much energy expended — and money spent — to restrict access to the ballot box, what’s it like to have to fight for one of the pillars of democracy?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, battling in a close race to become governor, is pushing back against new reports of election vulnerabilities — uncovered by WhoWhatWhy — distracting the media and voters. He’s charging those who reported the danger with… being the danger.
Reading Time: 6 minutes When Dutch authorities apprehended a team of Russian hackers, it became clear that Vladimir Putin is willing to send teams of cyber operatives abroad. How much damage could they do in a state like Florida? We asked the experts.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Amid growing public awareness of electronic voting machine vulnerabilities, Georgia’s largest county is concerned about the optics of using dial-up modems to transmit vote results.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The vulnerabilities of Georgia’s electronic voting machines are now well documented. With time running out before the midterms, advocates are trying to force the courts to take action.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing sanctions for trying to interfere in elections is being criticized as too little, too late by lawmakers from both parties.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Whistleblower and former NSA contractor Reality Winner exposed attempts by Russian military officers to hack US elections. This week she was sentenced to over five years in federal prison.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As the nation anxiously awaits the outcome of the Moore-Jones Senate race, a lawsuit says Alabama election procedures violate federal law and public record requirements.
Reading Time: 7 minutes While experts are relieved to see some states finally taking cyber threats seriously, they say the nation as a whole still isn’t where it needs to be to prevent future interference by foreign or domestic forces.