Two Democratic Members of Trump “Election Integrity” Commission Want to Add Consideration of Russian Hacking of Election Systems

Boston Globe: Two members of a presidential commission charged with investigating alleged voter fraud want the panel to focus on what could be the biggest fraudulent scheme of all: attempted Russian hacking of numerous state election systems. The call, by … Continue reading

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“Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known”

Bloomberg: Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported. In Illinois, investigators … Continue reading

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“Scrap new Texas voter ID law, plaintiffs tell federal judge”

Texas Tribune: A new law softening Texas’ strict voter identification requirements doesn’t absolve the lawmakers from intentionally discriminating against minority voters in 2011 — nor would it properly accommodate those voters going forward, the state’s opponents in a long-running lawsuit … Continue reading

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Intercept: NSA Report Shows Russian Attempted Election Hacking in Days Before the Election

The Intercept: Russian Military Intelligence executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report … Continue reading

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EAC Splits Along Party Lines in Considering Whether Executive Director Newby Exceeded His Authority on KS Proof of Citizenship Issue

Well, now that push comes to shove, Republican commissioners say what Newby did was a-ok, while Democratic commissioner Hicks dissents. The case continues. As I wrote back in February about the district court’s request for these documents: But having the … Continue reading

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“U.S. For Voting Rights Advocates, Court Decision Is ‘Temporary Victory’”

Michael Wines in the NYT: It seemed like an important victory for voting rights advocates on Monday when the Supreme Court declined to reconsider an appellate decision striking down North Carolina’s restrictive voting law. But those who follow the arcana … Continue reading

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