Colorado passes election security bill inspired by clerk accused of tampering
An election security bill aimed at insider threats was inspired by Tina Peters, a county clerk facing criminal charges for tampering with equipment.
White House budget pitches $10B for election assistance
The Biden administration is proposing a dedicated funding stream for improving elections, after "episodic or crisis-driven" rounds.
Colorado county clerk indicted over election security breach
Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters and her deputy were charged with tampering with equipment to pursue conspiracy theories about the 2020 election.
Replacing outdated voting equipment could cost $350M, researchers say
Jurisdictions in 23 states are using voting equipment that is more than decade old and no longer manufactured, according to a new report.
County election systems just got a (simulated) stress test
Election systems in the fictitious Pictoria County were subjected to ransomware, power outages and acts of God during a tabletop exercise.
Election security rules just got an overhaul in Colorado
After multiple county clerks acted on conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold issued new rules restricting access to election-related IT.
Election officials renew push for more financial assistance
State and local election administrators said philanthropic gifts made a difference in 2020, but there are still longterm funding gaps.
Maricopa County, Ariz., finds partisan ballot review was incorrect, misleading
County officials issued a lengthy rebuttal to the partisan review of 2.1 million ballots demanded by supporters of former President Trump.
Colorado county clerk blocked from overseeing elections after promoting conspiracy theories
A judge stripped Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters was of her election-supervision duties for sharing sensitive information with conspiracy theorists.