A new measure in the GOP-controlled Georgia legislature would hand new election policing powers to state’s bureau of investigations.
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.
More Robust Election Observation Could Help Save Elections
Given the barrage of threats to U.S. elections, more robust election observation efforts could be critical to the integrity of future elections.
Attacks Against Election Officials Are Taking a Toll
Election officials so essential to the functioning of American democracy have increasingly come under attack since the end of 2020.
Wisconsin Debates How Electronic Voting Data Is Stored
As lawmakers elsewhere turn to the campaign trail, those in Wisconsin are focusing on the problem of electronic storage of voting data.
Another Way To Protect Voting Rights: Hack-Proof Our Elections
Leading specialists have discovered serious flaws in election tech in recent years, which might allow amateur hackers to pose a threat.
Florida Senate Passes Bill To Create Election Crimes Agency
Despite extremely rare voter crime or fraud, the law would make Florida one of the first states to create a task force dedicated to them.
California May Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced Companies
California’s A.B. 1819 safeguards state elections, initiatives by barring foreign-owned American corps from spending political dollars.
Attacks From Within Seen As A Growing Threat To Elections
Election officials preparing for this year’s midterm elections have yet another security risk to add to their already long list: insider threats.
Indiana Urged To Move To Paper Election Ballots
A proposal to improve Indiana’s election security by adding small printers to thousands of electronic touch-screen voting is being criticized.
Recent Developments In Europe’s Election Cybersecurity
Europe’s election management bodies have realized that online threats are here to stay and will only continue to evolve moving forward.