A conservative cohort has moved to a new online home where it seems to be pushing conspiracy theories against its own interests.
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Computers are like a black box — we don’t really know what they’re up to inside. A series of recently discovered vulnerabilities only drives home the point, and further calls into question the US’s reliance on electronic voting systems.
A restrictive 2016 voter ID law in Wisconsin may result in low voter participation in this year’s election — possibly swinging close contests, including the race for governor, in favor of the GOP.
Many jurisdictions across the country are using election equipment that is completely outdated and experts believe that this will lead to large problems on Election Day.
Like so many important subjects, the future battle over improving our election system is about technical issues. Don’t let the geek factor throw you off: whether we emphasize accessibility for the disabled or a reliable paper trail is a very big deal for us all. The question is: Can we have it all?
Excerpt from “Is This Any Way to Vote: Vulnerable Voting Machines and the Mysterious Industry Behind Them” by Celeste Katz-Marston and Gabriella Novello.
On Tuesday, millions of Americans will cast their ballots on antiquated machines built when many voters were still in diapers. These machines use software that is even older. They are easy to hack, yet election officials don’t want to recognize that this is a problem.
In 2018, a WhoWhatWhy investigation indicated that Georgia’s then-Secretary of State, current Gov. Brian Kemp (R), had baselessly accused state Democrats of attempting to hack the state’s voter registration page. Now it’s official. It’s part of a pattern — playing out once again right now — to attack those who highlight Georgia’s election vulnerabilities.
The Hofeller Files Return: We received a massive document dump over the weekend with thousands of files to review regarding the deceased GOP-gerrymandering guru Thomas Hofeller and his efforts to help draw districts that favor the Republican party. We’ll have more information to share about what exactly these files contain, but after an initial review, we’ve […]
2020 Election Update: Six states and Puerto Rico will hold their primary elections over the next couple of weeks. Here’s the rundown: Tomorrow, voters in Kentucky and New York are holding presidential primaries after postponement due to the coronavirus. Delaware, New Jersey, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico will hold theirs throughout July. Connecticut will be the final […]
WhoWhatWhy will be keeping a close eye on a number of election integrity issues facing the Sunshine State — well-known in this century for its share of election controversies — as early voting begins today.
Abrams came very close in her Georgia race to be the country’s first female African American governor. Still a major political mover and shaker, she’s using what happened to her in 2018 to spur reform of voting laws throughout the country.