Experts expect multiple sources of interference than in the 2016 polls. National security concerns persist despite Federal and State fortifications.
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The Iowa caucuses haven’t yet happened, but millions are already free to vote. Many Super Tuesday states that hold primaries on March 3 offer early voting.
Ian Vandewalker and Kevin Morris of Brennan Center argue that public campaign financing offers candidates a way to run without chasing megadonors.
A coalition for secure elections sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr Wednesday over his comments calling for “backdoor” through encryption.
New guidelines show how the agency will coordinate with state officials in the event of a cyberattack but analysts have questioned their robustness.
Weeks before the first votes of the 2020 presidential election, Americans report a high level of concern about how secure that election, new NPR poll.
New NPR poll finds widespread concern 2020 elections will not be fair and accurate. There are worries of disinformation, voter fraud and voter suppression.
An Oregon county will be the first in the state to have ranked choice voting in November.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said Friday that his agency “fully expects” Russia to attempt to interfere in U.S. elections in 2020, The Hill.
On Thursday, two ranking U.S. Senators introduced the Accessible Voting Act, which would support state and local efforts to improve voter accessibility.
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A difficult path lies ahead for Venezuela. With no clear electoral way out, aid from the international community will remain the country’s lifeline.
While protests will continue in Iran, it is unclear if they will lead to more significant outcomes, such as revolution or regime change, analysts.
Zimbabwe striking junior doctors will end a four-month strike after accepting offer from a billionaire to pay them about $300 monthly for six months.
Although Lebanon’s new cabinet met for the first time on Wednesday, the country’s tenacious protest movement hasn’t seemed to lose momentum.
Sudan’s deep state still poses a threat to the democratic process and fixing the security question remains a priority for the transition to work, observers.
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Tuesday said he will roll out protests this year, saying the economy will improve only if political issues are settled.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin is denying that he’s planning to retain his grip on power when he relinquishes his country’s presidency in 2024.
Students at Zimbabwe’s Njube High School in Bulawayo staged a protest Monday where teachers are on strike and parents angry over high cost of education
The parliament of the Region of Brussels in Belgium amended its internal regulations to allow the formation of ‘deliberative committees’.
There was rage across the African continent last year, says Human Rights Watch in its annual report, with no sign of cooling down in 2020.
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