elections

Is our elections infrastructure ready for the November election?

by • 1 month ago

Ben Spear with the EI-ISAC and Spencer Wood, CIO of the Ohio secretary of state's office, say the nation's elections infrastructure is ready for November.

Senator floats emergency vote-by-mail in wake of coronavirus

by • 8 months ago

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is proposing that every state offer all voters mail-in ballots if the COVID-19 crisis continues to worsen.

State election officials interested, but slow to adopt geospatial data

by • 2 years ago

Election directors want to use geographic information systems to improve voter registration and precinct mapping, but many lack access, a new survey shows.

Researchers are trying to make U.S. elections more reliable — using maps

by • 2 years ago

A group of state GIS officials and other researchers are working to correct flaws in precinct maps that could potentially throw the results of elections.

Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections

by • 2 years ago

With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.

Blockchain-enabled voting has started in West Virginia

by • 2 years ago

The state's overseas voters started casting ballots using a mobile app that runs on the decentralized ledger last Friday.

Incompatible file formats led Los Angeles County to drop 118,000 voters in California primary

by • 2 years ago

A review of the June 5 mishap concludes it did not happen because of a "printing error," as officials said originally.

States and counties are not 'sitting back' on election cybersecurity, officials tell Congress

by • 2 years ago

Federal, state and local officials said they are forging closer partnerships that will protect elections against cyberattacks, as lawmakers found distractions in Trump tweets, Google rankings and other miscellany.

Russian intelligence officers targeted state and county election boards, U.S. Justice Department alleges

by • 2 years ago

Illinois says it is "likely" the state where the personal information of half a million voters was stolen, as described in the latest indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller.

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