“Virginia scraps touch-screen voting machines as election for governor looms”

WaPo: Concerned about potential hacking two months away from the state’s closely watched gubernatorial election, Virginia’s state Board of Elections voted Friday to replace any touchscreen voting machines before November’s elections. The three-member board voted unanimously to decertify Direct Recording … Continue reading

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“The 2016 U.S. Voting Wars: From Bad to Worse”

I have posted this new draft on SSRN (for the pre-APSA event, Protecting Electoral Security and Voting Rights: The 2016 U.S. Elections in Comparative Perspective).  Here is the abstract: If the “voting wars” which have broken out across the post-2000 election … Continue reading

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Election Experts’ Letter to Senator Graham on Investigating Cyberhacking

Some important folks in the field signing this letter:  We enthusiastically support your dedicated leadership efforts to investigate thec ybersecurity vulnerabilities in our country’s 2016 election process. We are a group of volunteer election systems technical experts and citizen advocates for … Continue reading

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