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 Following a decisive victory for Democrats in the 2018 elections, advocates of fair redistricting are doubling down on their efforts to get like-minded candidates elected and end gerrymandering.
Reading Time: 11 minutes How to prevent over half a million nonviolent ex-felons, most of whom are black, from voting? Let us count the ways.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is doing everything in his power to make sure that US elections remain vulnerable. He is just the latest Republican to play into Russia’s hands — and he likely won’t be the last.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign failed to return excess contributions to donors. New reports suggest that the campaign has no problem spending the money — at Trump’s own properties.
Reading Time: 2 minutes So here comes the 2020 campaign season. Actually, it’s here already. How many Dems are running now? I’ve lost count, but I think it’s up in the high teens. And we can add candidates from both parties running for Congress.All I want this election cycle is fewer highfalutin promises and more facts … you remember Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Restoring government of the people — or not — will define the nation’s future, activists say.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This year WhoWhatWhy spent considerable resources shining a light on election vulnerabilities, and how bad actors both foreign and domestic are trying to undermine our most precious resource, democracy. We think some of these outstanding pieces deserve a second look.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.
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.