Tags 2020 elections

Bloomberg ends Democratic bid that pledged to take 'smart city' policies to White House

by • 4 weeks ago

The former New York mayor who said he believes in "using data to inform decisions" admitted his $550 million campaign failed to convince voters that his city policies should be taken nationwide.

After Iowa Dems' caucus app mess, election officials distance themselves

by • 2 months ago

As a malfunctioning app delayed results of Iowa's presidential caucuses, state and local election officials reminded people that they were not involved.

Securing elections starts with securing voter registration

by • 2 months ago

State election officials are implementing all sorts of cybersecurity measures. Protecting voter registration databases needs to be the top priority, says Samuel Visner of the MITRE Corporation.

Smart cities for president? Two ex-mayors could take the movement national

by • 2 months ago

Michael Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg ran their cities as data-driven, analytics-focused technocrats. Could they do the same for the whole country?

Courting mayors, Bloomberg says he'll bring data-driven 'smart' policies to White House

by • 2 months ago

The billionaire and former mayor suggested his presidency would be a continuation of the “smart city” he pursued during his time leading New York City.

Election cyberattacks grow with each new candidate, Utah CIO says

by • 4 months ago

Utah Chief Information Officer Mike Hussey says the state is coordinating and practicing for cyberattacks against election systems, which are escalating.