Reading Time: 5 minutes While many states are taking voting machine vulnerabilities more seriously, others seem to ignore cybersecurity concerns as a rift emerges among election security advocates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Today Americans honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who gave so much for a country that gave him so little in return. Take a few minutes to find out more about the man who made the US a better place and paid for it with his life.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Each election cycle, dark money groups and Super PACs are finding new ways to circumvent laws meant to keep them from coordinating with candidates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the latest presidential candidate to unveil an election reform proposal to end the racial disparity in voting rights and expand access to the ballot box.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Congress on Thursday heard contradicting testimony from voting machine vendors and election security experts about the safety of paperless voting machines.
Reading Time: 4 minutes FEC nominee James “Trey” Trainor appears to have extensive ties to gerrymandering efforts that took place just weeks after Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act was struck down.
Reading Time: 8 minutes While more states move toward hand-marked paper ballots, others will keep using outdated voting machines that are hackable and known to have serious security flaws.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With everything that is at stake in next year’s election, anti-democratic forces will once again do everything they can to make sure that their candidates win. Here is what we did in 2019 to expose them and their machinations.
Reading Time: 4 minutes More college students are voting now than ever. Many of them prefer Democratic candidates, so GOP-controlled states are making it harder for them to cast ballots.
Reading Time: 4 minutes By counting inmates as residents of districts with prisons — rather than where they lived prior to their incarceration — rural communities often get federal funds they do not deserve. The NAACP now wants to put a stop to this practice.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Dominion Energy is hoping the Supreme Court will end the legal stalemate that has blocked its pipeline. But opponents pledge to continue the fight.
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: 8 minutes The belated recognition of white supremacists as a national security threat highlights historic fears of how a nation succumbs to fascism.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With the FEC in disarray, watchdog groups are working the courts to test the limits of Citizens United and reveal the donors of so-called “dark money” super PACs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Native Americans could significantly sway the outcome of the 2020 election in several states — if they’re allowed to vote.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Is North Carolina about to replace its decades-old voting technology with another vulnerable system? It certainly looks that way.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An FEC complaint that President Donald Trump violated a federal law that prohibits soliciting information from a foreign national could produce long-awaited answers.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Once-discounted voters could sway the 2020 election, as voting-rights groups registered hundreds of thousands of voters on National Voter Registration Day.
Reading Time: 5 minutes As lawmakers scramble to curb information warfare, the FEC held an unusual symposium with big tech and experts to discuss the threats to democracy online.