“Election Meltdown, Part 4. Rhetoric and reality: When is it OK to say an election was ‘stolen’?”

You can listen to the fourth episode of the Election Meltdown podcast (in conjunction with Dahlia Lithwick and Slate Amicus) at this link. (Episode 1 on voter suppression/voter fraud is here, Episode 2 on election administrator incompetence is here, and Episode 3 on campaign dirty tricks is … Continue reading

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“Feds reviewing previously unreported cyber attack on Florida elections office”

Miami Herald: Less than five weeks before Florida’s March presidential primary, the Department of Homeland Security is investigating a previously unreported cyber attack on Palm Beach County’s elections office, according to Supervisor of Elections Wendy Sartory Link.Link, who was appointed last year by … Continue reading

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“Fearing mass confusion, Wisconsin election officials back off on sending two absentee ballots to 81,000 voters”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin election officials abruptly canceled plans to send tens of thousands of voters two absentee ballots for the presidential primary, saying their new approach may violate state law but will avoid mass confusion. The Wisconsin Elections Commission this month … Continue reading

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“How Trump Is Running to Snatch Victory From the Jaws of Defeat, Again; Even if he decisively loses the national vote, the Electoral College can put him back in the White House.”

 Vinod Bakthavachalam and Reed Hundt NYT oped: The answer is that in this century the Electoral College system strongly encourages candidates of both parties, and particularly any Republican candidate, to ignore the national popular vote. That’s especially true for President Trump: The … Continue reading

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When Pressed by Rep. Katie Porter, Census Director Says They Will “Study” Issue of Republican Campaign Mailers Misleading Voters Into Thinking They are Official Census Documents

Hansi Lo Wang: 14. Asked by @RepKatiePorter (D-Calif.) if @uscensusbureau director will ask RNC @GOP to stop putting "2020 census" & "official census" on its mailers, Steven Dillingham says, "We will study this problem." This issue has been popping up … Continue reading

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“Benjamin Netanyahu’s election app potentially exposed data for every Israeli voter”

WaPo: An election app in use by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political party potentially exposed sensitive personal information for the country’s entire national voting registration of about 6.5 million citizens, according to Israeli media reports.The cellphone-based program, identified as … Continue reading

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