The Department of Homeland Security’s top cyber official will ensure election officials uses basic cybersecurity techniques for 2020 presidential election.
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Secretary of State reflects on the implementation of ranked voting for the 2018 primary and general elections, the recount process, and lessons learned.
DARPA is working with firm Galois to develop open source voting machine technology that would let people verify that their votes were tallied correctly.
Top U.S. House intel lawmaker, Adam Schiff said on Tuesday that 2020 elections are “enormously vulnerable” to hacking and foreign influence.
Governor Kim’s staff has created a one-page document for Iowa felons seeking the governor’s approval of the application to get their voting rights restored.
Georgia voting machine debate pits election officials staunchly opposed by computing experts who see an imminent threat to election security.
NY State Assembly and Senate released their lists of priorities for this year’s state budget. Both chambers include small donor public financing.
U.S. Senator Tom Udall and others led a group of Senate and House Democrats in re-introducing the Native American Voting Rights Act.
In 2018, Facebook and Twitter decided to play a role in helping people register to vote in what promised to be a momentous midterm election.
Small-dollar donors were behind 63 percent of first wave campaign contributions to candidates who ran in the February special election for public advocate.
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Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against Bouteflika’s 20-year rule.
Rights groups are voicing concerns about Sudan’s crackdown on anti-government protests, which have been sweeping the African nation since last December.
A new study led by Stanford Medicine that a better way to measure the role of democracy in public health is to examine the causes of adult mortality.
Women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia appeared in a closed-door court hearing Wednesday on unknown charges after being detained in a crackdown last year.
Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that corruption cases involving illegal campaign donations should be handled by electoral courts.
Al-Hathloul was initially held in incommunicado and has been denied access to all legal support. She has also reportedly been subjected to severe torture.
More democracies than ever before are in decline amounting to a third wave of autocratization according new scientific study by V-Dem researchers.
The sentencing of Lebanese TV correspondent Adam Chamseddine to three months in jail for “insulting” a security agency in a Facebook post .
U.N commission of inquiry in Burundi says government of President Pierre Nkurunziza is becoming more repressive which does not bode well for 2020 elections.
Ahead of a vote in Russia’s Federation Council on legislation dramatically increasing fines for online publication of alleged “fake news” and online speech .
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- China: Muslim ‘Training Centers’ May ‘Gradually Disappear’ Some Day
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- A 38 Years Prison Sentence for Iranian Human Rights Lawyer
- Mozambique Children’s March for Free Speech Broken up by Police
- UN Report Criticizes Crackdown on Protesters in Iran
- Israeli Arabs Furious Over Netanyahu ‘Citizen’ Comments
- Assessment Finds Systemic Problems Limit Nigerian Elections
- Whistle-Blower Controversy Exposes Reality of China’s Judicial System
- Veteran Diplomat Set to Guide Algeria’s Transition After Protests