Paper ballots, a paper trail and no internet connectivity on ballot readers. VSAP may be the answer we've been looking for. AND it's publicly owned! Its genesis was a ten-year voting systems research project conducted by the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Its ownership is public: the Los Angeles County … Continue reading Could L.A. County’s New Voting System Solve Election Security?
On June 11, voters in Fairfax County will have the chance to vote in a primary with five contested races for the Democratic nominations for the Board of Supervisors. The Washington Post Editorial Board chose to issue endorsements in these races, but their endorsement process was insufficiently transparent and even-handed, resulting in endorsements that should … Continue reading The Washington Post’s Endorsement Process is Not Endorsable
Two explosive reports detail how Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election to support Donald Trump.
DemLabs' SeeSay experiment showed how we can crowdsource election integrity reporting.
An election official claimed my friend's provisional ballot would go uncounted, and be thrown in the trash. This is NOT true. Demand your ballot, and vote.
Democrats may win big on Tuesday. I hope they do. But if they instead suffer poll-defying or otherwise suspect losses, they must challenge those results.
Russian journalist Kseniya Kirillova explores how vulnerabilities in the American resistance movement are similar to - and different than - those in Russia's opposition movement. This piece was originally published in The Loyal Opposition In 2015, I wrote an article in which I explored the primary methods that Russian propaganda uses to try to discredit the Russian opposition, … Continue reading Resistance Movements in Russia & the U.S.: Similarities and Differences
There is an IMMEDIATE need for volunteers to canvass and contact the people of Randolph County to obtain 900 signatures. If you live near Randolph County PLEASE sign up to help canvass for signatures tomorrow! If you would like to assist in funding the effort to keep these polling places open, you can donate to … Continue reading URGENT: Randolph County, GA Needs Immediate Help to Stop GOP Suppression!
The Senate Rules Committee will begin deliberations about the Secure Elections Act this Wednesday, August 22, 2018. The bill must be amended to protect our votes. This Wednesday, August 22, 2018, the Senate Rules Committee will consider amendments to the Secure Elections Act. Please contact all members of the Senate Rules Committee (contact info linked … Continue reading Call the Senate about the Secure Elections Act by 8/22 to Protect Our Votes
Last year, in the wake of the 2016 election hacking and interference, DEF CON, one of the world’s largest hacking conventions, created The Vote Hacking Village (“Voting Village”). During its inaugural event the Voting Village successfully hacked one voting machine in 90 minutes. In less than one day the hackers discovered and exploited vulnerabilities in … Continue reading DEF CON Hackers Take Aim at Voting Systems, and the Results Are Terrifying
Your Action Call your Senators and urge them pass the Menendez/Graham Russia sanctions bill (S. 3336) Background All of Trump’s senior national security officials, in a joint press conference last week, warned that Russia has undertaken “pervasive” efforts to interfere in the 2018 midterms, with both targeted propaganda and attempted hacking of campaign emails. Trump, however, continues … Continue reading Call Congress! Tell Them To Support the New Russia Sanctions Bill.
Your Action Call your senators at (202) 224-3121 and urge them to pass the DETER Act (S.2313) and demand it include even stronger sanctions against Russia. Background The Senate is expected to begin debate on the DETER Act (S.2313) as early as this week. The DETER Act is bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Chris Van Hollen … Continue reading DETER Act is the Last Chance We Have at Federal 2018 Election Protection
Your Action Call your senators and House representative at (202) 224-3121 and urge them to pass the P.A.V.E. Act to require states to use paper ballots and conduct mandatory audits. Background In 2016, Russia conducted cyberattacks on state and county election infrastructure, breaching at least 39 state systems. Mueller’s most recent indictment highlights the depths of the … Continue reading Protect Our Elections: Call Congress and Tell Them to Pass the P.A.V.E. Act