Donald Trump

Ballot review could force Maricopa County, Ariz., to spend millions on new voting equipment

by • 1 year ago

An election law expert said the "audit" of more than 2.1 million ballots by an unqualified firm could force the county to buy entirely new voting technology.

Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says

by • 1 year ago

A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.

Georgia official calls on Trump to stop attacks on election workers

by • 2 years ago

"It has to stop," Gabriel Sterling, who manages the state's voting systems, said after a young technician received death threats fueled by far-right social media.

Secretaries of state react to CISA Director Krebs' firing

by • 2 years ago

Democratic secretaries of state were quick to praise Chris Krebs after President Donald Trump fired the CISA director, but most of their GOP counterparts have been silent.

More states offering websites, notifications to track absentee ballots

by • 2 years ago

Nearly every state offers lookup tools, emails or text messages giving voters the status of their ballots so they don't have to try to vote twice.

Internet advocates 'cautiously optimistic' about Biden broadband plans

by • 2 years ago

The presumptive Democratic nominee's broadband funding proposal "looks better than what we've seen" from Trump, a rural broadband advocate said.

Only four presidential candidates have a plan for the digital divide

by • 3 years ago

A new report from comparing the policy positions of 14 candidates across five internet-related issues shows few have comprehensive plans.

Don't despair over Trump policies, civic tech leader says

by • 5 years ago

Code For America founder Jennifer Pahlka says technologists should continue serving government and put the mission of improved citizen services ahead of partisan politics.

Opinion: Post-Trump, local governments need to focus on engagement, not just policy

by • 6 years ago

This is how city leaders can use technology to win back trust and save democracy.