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Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.

Here are the big election security measures in the House Democrats' massive new bill

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The bill covers a lot, and includes a number of election security measures that were proposed and failed in 2018.

EAC reassures lawmaker regarding security of voting systems

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

In a response letter obtained by CyberScoop, EAC commissioners lay out the many ways the commission works with states on election security.

Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

National labs will probe election tech for vulnerabilities under planned DHS program

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The government is currently planning a cybersecurity program that would allow federally funded national scientific laboratories to privately probe and then document security flaws existing in U.S. election technology, most of which is developed and sold by private companies, according to a senior U.S. official.

First-of-its-kind forum on election security gathers state and local officials with feds

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

The forum was the first of its kind and came about a month after federal spending legislation provided states with $380 million for election security.

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