The debate over online voting—whether an electronic ballot can be sufficiently trusted—is heading into a higher orbit in Denver.
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Partisan friction in St. Paul and Washington stalled to bolster election security, less than a year before Minnesotans cast presidential primary ballots.
For the next version of the federal voting system guidelines, the Election Assistance Commission is asking for comments from the public until May 29.
Supreme Court will take up Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ controversial decision to collect citizenship status of everyone in country in the 2020 census.
Timothy Shaffer of National Institute for Civil Discourse joins the Democracy Works podcast to talk about work being done to create a new definition of civility and a playbook to put that definition into practice.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections is asking a voting software company if it was hacked by Russian cyber attackers in 2016.
By design, tens of millions of votes are cast across America on machines that cannot be audited, where the votes cannot be verified.
To reduce the risk that computers alter elections, the use of BMDs should be limited to voters who require assistive technology to vote independently.
Louisiana Senator Troy Carter (D-New Orleans) has proposed a bill that would automatically register people to vote when they apply for a driver’s license.
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report highlights the breadth and complexity of the U.S. voting infrastructure that needs protecting.