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We can protect ourselves from voting glitches and security breaches both now and in 2020
Electronic pollbooks are an overlooked vulnerability in election systems. The way to recover from electronic pollbook malfunctions is to have paper backups ready.
More than 80 percent of the state’s voters use electronic machines that do not leave an auditable paper trail
Far more funding is needed to improve election security in the states
With the 2018 midterms looming, we need to prepare for an even more damaging attack.
There are intriguing parallels between the Russian hack and the 1972 DNC break-in that spurred Watergate. But in some ways the former is even more alarming.
From replacing paperless voting machines to updating election databases, here are the crucial changes states need to make to their election systems.
Voting laws continue to pose major threats to voting rights this fall. But larger political forces are also weighing on voters' minds as they head to the polls.
The failure of our leaders to fully acknowledge just how that weapon was deployed means that we haven’t mustered the political courage to erect new defenses.
Democrats have a new policy agenda on the table that mirrors what reformers have been saying for years when it comes to fixing our democratic systems. But often big talk on reform is just lip service.