Antrim, Michigan Hand Recount Confirms Accuracy of Machine Recount, with 12-Vote Gain for Trump

Detroit News: An audit of Antrim County election results Thursday gave President Donald Trump a net gain of 12 votes from the certified results in the northern Michigan county. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s total decreased by one vote, from 5,960 to … Continue reading

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“A voting technology company at the center of election conspiracy theories demanded a retraction from Fox News, accusing them of ‘a concerted disinformation campaign'”

Business Insider: The election software company Smartmatic is demanding retractions from right-wing media outlets, accusing them of spreading conspiracy theories about its role in the 2020 elections.In a letter obtained by Insider, Smartmatic accused Fox News of engaging in “a concerted … Continue reading

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A Sidney Powell Sleight-of-Hand on Claims of Manipulation of Electronic Voting Systems? (Or What Happened to the Keshavarz-Nia Statement)

A reader passes along the following, which I have not had a chance to independently verify. Happy to hear any corrections or additions:  Background:As you know, President Trump’s former attorney Sidney Powell filed her so-called “Kraken” lawsuits in district courts … Continue reading

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Should We Be Worried About Russian Interference in the 2020 Elections? Reasons for Comfort, Reasons for Concern, and BIG Reasons for More Early Voting

By Richard L. Hasen The latest murky revelations from U.S. intelligence officials that Russian government operatives are probing state voter registration databases as they did in 2016 raises the question: is this all they’ve got?  Why aren’t the Russians doing … Continue reading

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“The election security hole everyone ignores; Increasing numbers of polling places use electronic devices to check in voters and verify their eligibility. But the devices often create chaos and introduce new vulnerabilities to elections.”

Kim Zetter for Politico: Growing numbers of elections offices across the U.S. are using electronic devices to sign voters in at the polls — a shift that has occurred with little scrutiny despite a host of security questions and a … Continue reading

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“Election commission orders top voting machine vendor to correct misleading claims”

Kim Zetter for Politico: The federal Election Assistance Commission has rebuked the nation’s top voting-machine maker over marketing materials that the panel says deceptively implied the company’s voting machines are EAC-certified.The commission admonished Election Systems & Software over promotional literature … Continue reading

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“Hackers Get Green Light to Test U.S. Voting Systems; After years of keeping security researchers at bay, election-equipment makers open their devices to testing”

WSJ: Election Systems & Software LLC, the top U.S. seller of voting-machine technology, is calling a truce in its feud with computer-security researchers over the ways they probe for vulnerabilities of the company’s systems.With the U.S. presidential election less than … Continue reading

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Bad Election Integrity News Out of Georgia: “Hand recounts of Georgia’s paper ballots barred by election proposal”

AJC: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has repeatedly said paper ballots will give Georgia voters “a physical recount.” But under a proposed elections rule, the only physical part of the recount would occur when poll workers feed ballots into the … Continue reading

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