Federal agency is working with a staff and budget about half what they were 10 years ago, as lawmakers grappled with how to beef up the agency.
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Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and a group of 12 other senators introduced a bill Wednesday to mandate the use of paper ballots in U.S. elections.
Baltimore City’s new mayor had been on the job for four days when he had to announce that city’s computer system had fallen victim to a ransomware attack.
The top official responsible for certifying voting systems at the federal Election Assistance Commission is stepping down.
Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating open-source software into their proprietary voting systems.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is gauging potential vulnerabilities of the type of voting machines that will soon be used in Georgia.
The biggest voting district in the United States came up with an audacious answer to the growing national problem of aging voting machines.
Partisan friction in St. Paul and Washington stalled to bolster election security, less than a year before Minnesotans cast presidential primary ballots.
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.