The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's recommendations on ways to better defend voting infrastructure are crucial steps we need to take to shore up elections, and ensure their integrity moving forward.
The Pennsylvania Secretary of State has directed that all new voting machines must produce a back-up paper record, which can be used to verify vote tallies. It's a great step, but the Governor's budget allocates zero funding for the move.
Since last year's election we’ve learned disturbing details about Russia’s attempts to interfere with American democracy. The scope and sophistication of the attack demands urgent action from Congress, and state election officials can help make that happen.
Twenty percent of registered voters still live in jurisdictions that don’t have a back-up paper ballot. The good news is that some states, like Virginia, are recognizing this as a problem and taking concrete steps to fix it.