Opinion: Millions of Americans are voting on hackable machines with no paper trail. Cyber systems are wide open to attack. It’s time for election officials to take their security and privacy responsibilities seriously.
Most counties in Florida don’t preserve ballot images — despite state and federal law that requires them to do so. With recounts looming, AUDIT-USA is suing the state for better enforcement.
In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has restored the right to vote to a small sliver of felons who have served their time. A constitutional amendment on the ballot would change that.
After a federal judge put the brakes on a case questioning the security of Georgia’s voting machines, a look back shows how Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ignored or minimized the problem.
Antiquated voting machines, voter roll purges, and absentee ballots may present problems for Ohio voters this election, potentially disenfranchising some voters.
Shelby County claims it was too overwhelmed by thousands of last-minute voter registrations to give citizens rejected by the system a chance to correct errors or omissions on their forms on election day. Now it’s up to the court to decide what will happen to voters.
A state lawyer reveals that not all counties report the ballots they reject to the state — misleading the public and making it nearly impossible to know the real scope of the problem.
For Georgians it may seem like there’s no great option for voting. But apathy and not voting only plays into the suppressors’ hands. Though things may look bad, citizen awareness is rising, and we hope that you’ll participate in this fragile enterprise we call democracy.
Just days after WhoWhatWhy exclusively revealed that one county in Georgia is rejecting absentee ballots at a stunning rate, a lawsuit has been filed to make sure that ballots across the state are counted — or that voters are notified immediately if there is a legitimate problem.
The GOP is setting up the “victimization” of Brett Kavanaugh as cause for a midterm election win next month. If that narrative sounds implausible, that’s because the cover story doesn’t have to be persuasive when you’ve got electronic voting machines.