Reading Time: 5 minutes Public health experts are begging Americans to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic. But this is an election year, and it appears that Republicans are willing to take a chance on voters’ health in order to win.
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: 3 minutes Election integrity experts have laid out a blueprint for states to implement risk-limiting audits after conducting three successful pilot tests in Rhode Island.
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: 5 minutes Tech giant Microsoft has thrown its hat into the election transparency field with a program called ElectionGuard, which aims to put verification power in the hands of voters in the United States.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While turnout was up for last year’s midterms, the 2020 presidential election may be decided not by which candidate people vote for — but rather by who shows up to cast a ballot.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Manual audits of machine-marked “paper ballots” from hybrid voting systems cannot detect fraud because the hybrids can change votes after the ballots have been cast.
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: 2 minutes Iowa may be next in line to restore former felons’ voting rights.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.