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NASCIO names 30 of the best technology projects in state government

by • 3 weeks ago

Among the 19 states recognized are shared-services cybersecurity programs operating in Iowa and Texas, where officials say systems are becoming more secure.

Federal judge bans paperless voting machines in Georgia after 2019

by • 1 month ago

Georgia must completely phase out its current inventory of paperless voting machines before the state's 2020 presidential primary.

Hundreds of Wisconsin elections offices use expired operating systems, official says

by • 1 month ago

The state's election security lead said 527 local clerks access the statewide voter database on devices with operating systems near or past their expiration dates.

West Virginia and Denver say mobile voting pilots increased turnout

by • 1 month ago

New research credits the Voatz app with slightly boosting ballots cast by overseas voters, but other reports raise questions about the reliability of online voting.

Georgia buys new voting machines with paper trails

by • 2 months ago

The state will spend $107 million to acquire new touchscreen voting machines that print out paper ballots in time for the 2020 presidential election.

State IT and elections officials struggled to communicate, says Senate report on 2016 Russian hacking

by • 2 months ago

State IT agencies received alerts about threats against voting systems, but often did not share with election officials, the Senate Intelligence Committee said.

States still need more money for election security, report says

by • 2 months ago

A paper by New York University's Brennan Center for Law and Justice sounds a familiar refrain in states' push to fund election security efforts.

Intrusion monitors for election security are going virtual

by • 2 months ago

Some states are now using a software-based version of the Albert sensor, a device election officials use to detect malicious network activity.

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf says state will issue $90M bond for new voting machines

by • 2 months ago

The move will help counties buy paper-based voting machines, after Wolf vetoed of a bill that would've provided the money but outlaw straight-party voting.