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: 11 minutes Passage of Amendment 4 restored voting rights to more than a million Floridians, but advocates of election integrity want to see more accountability from election administrators in the Sunshine State before 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A new report shows that the 2018 South Carolina primary and midterm elections had errors in both the software and the voting machine hardware, leading to hundreds of wrong votes.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Georgia officials may ignore the recommendation of independent cybersecurity experts in their selection of new voting equipment for the state.
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: 7 minutes Election transparency advocates have long asserted that ES&S digital scanner voting machines connect to the internet to send results to election department central computers. That connectivity raises security concerns, but state officials say the machines are islands. Now, one advocate has proof they’re wrong.
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: 5 minutes Antiquated voting machines, voter roll purges, and absentee ballots may present problems for Ohio voters this election, potentially disenfranchising some voters.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Defying state officials, who are resisting all efforts to instill accountability into Georgia’s elections, one county — on its own — has decided to conduct a two-part audit of the midterms.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Georgia voters, some of them spurred by WhoWhatWhy’s reporting on the high rejection rate of absentee ballots, braved long lines to cast their votes as election officials were surprised by heavy early turnouts.