After the 2020 vote election workers came under attack. A Nebraska man has admitted plotting to kill top Colorado election officials.
Election Security articles on Democracy Chronicles
This election security section highlights the importance of protecting the integrity of the vote count. An onslaught of new technologies offer both opportunity and peril for democracy. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
Election workers have received threats ever since the former President began to push the “big lie,” but few convictions have followed.
Several states are making great effort, devoting more resources and time to countering false and misleading election information.
A number of election administrators claim threats and harassment have formed a consistent undertone to their work since 2020.
The idea that thousands of operators from multiple states can cover their tracks so well in one of the biggest cover ups defies logic.
Democracy Live, which ran online voting pilots in 2020 is continuously testing its platform for hackable bugs before the midterms.
Out-of-state groups used statements challenging the legitimacy of the 2020 elections to try to sway local races in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Harvard University technology lab and Protect Democracy think that automated alerts and machine learning can secure the midterms.
A new measure in the GOP-controlled Georgia legislature would hand new election policing powers to state’s bureau of investigations.
Given the barrage of threats to U.S. elections, more robust election observation efforts could be critical to the integrity of future elections.