Senator floats emergency vote-by-mail in wake of coronavirus
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
States with 'most vulnerable' voting systems named in congressional report
The document calls for .4 billion in more assistance to states for election security, with an emphasis on paper-based ballot machines.