BMDs have been challenged for creating security risk to elections. The trade-off between benefits and risks must be carefully weighed.
Voting Technology articles on Democracy Chronicles
This voting technology section highlights the important role technology has played in democratic history and seeks to explore how technology will shape the future of elections. This new era of elections is an area of heavy debate in political circles. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
Software flaws in electronic voting equipment from a key vendor used in at least 16 states make them vulnerable to hackers.
Democracy Live, which ran online voting pilots in 2020 is continuously testing its platform for hackable bugs before the midterms.
It took a false election controversy to persuade Mississippi politicians and election officials of the real possibility of a rigged election, ironic.
Voting machine upgrades… in several states have gained new urgency amid a flood of right-wing election lies, but there are challenges.
Harvard University technology lab and Protect Democracy think that automated alerts and machine learning can secure the midterms.
Representative Ro Khanna represents Silicon Valley in Congress and addresses the question of dignity in his new book, Dignity in the Digital Age.
Autocrats have always tried to tightly control their people and today’s modern means of communication bring new dimensions.
A vibrant landscape of eDemocracy solutions already exists, from Participatory Budgeting to Citizen Consultation, and from Online Ideation to Voting.
Growing suspicion about voting systems has kindled a back-to-the future moment among conservatives in some parts of the U.S.