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The following news detail how US states’ election supervisors are taking seriously the fact that Russia attempted to hack into the voting systems of at least 21 states and they are taking steps to mitigate against future hacking endeavors by foreign governments. 1,560 more words

Politics

Security Seals on Voting Machines: A Case Study by Andrew W. Appel

Paper: Andrew W. Appel, Security Seals on Voting Machines: A Case Study, ACM Transactions on Information and System Security 14, 2, Article 18, September 2011. Most of the following information is  744 more words

Senator calls on voting machine makers to detail how they'll prevent hacks

One of the Senate’s main cybersecurity proponents wants assurances that voting systems in the U.S. are ready for their next major threat and he’s going straight to the hardware makers to get it. 597 more words

TC

For Paper Trails in Voting

A tech company executive writes that auditing mechanisms like paper-based ballots go beyond directly securing elections, and ultimately build trust.

Published: September 27, 2017 at 05:30AM… 69 more words

NYT

The Best Argument for Mobile Voting? Abysmal Primary Turnouts.

According to the U.S. Census, New York City’s population totaled 8,537,673 as of July 2017. In April 2017, there were 4,496,115 registered voters in the five boroughs, and just under 70 percent are registered Democrats. 1,477 more words

Democratic Party

If I had a magic wand, all the other US states would follow in the footsteps of Virginia’s officials who have decided to ditch touchscreen voting machines before November’s elections. 875 more words

Politics

Provo Mayor 2017: Miscounts and Write-Ins

For those who haven’t already learned about it, Utah County’s clerk has discovered that at least 150 Provoan’s votes for mayor this year were never counted; also, Odell Miner (who placed third in this year’s primary election for Provo mayor) has now officially filed as a write-in candidate in this year’s general election to provide an alternative to statists Kaufusi and Everett.  54 more words

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