Georgia

Review of Georgia's voting machines found no foul play

by • 6 days ago

The Dominion Voting Systems equipment, which is the target of baseless rumors promoted by President Donald Trump, was an "unqualified success," officials said.

Odds Georgia recount changes outcome 'as close to zero as you can get'

by • 2 weeks ago

Georgia is conducting a full manual audit of its presidential votes, but don't expect any change in the ultimate outcome.

Georgia senators, without evidence, attack secretary of state over vote count

by • 2 weeks ago

Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler did not cite specifics in demanding that Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a fellow GOP member, resign.

Georgia Democrats sue governor over unfounded 2018 hacking claims

by • 3 weeks ago

A lawsuit seeks to remove two press releases that baselessly accused Democrats of hacking the state's voter registration database after a researcher found severe security flaws.

Election-related system impacted by ransomware in Georgia county

by • 1 month ago

A recent attack on Hall County, Georgia, disabled a database used to match signatures on absentee ballots, but officials say voting has not been interrupted.

Pandemic gave government's digital services a new 'baseline'

by • 2 months ago

Georgia Chief Digital Officer Nikhil Deshpande said that the pandemic has irrevocably altered expectations around the speed and sophistication of the public sector's digital offerings.

Four 'Georgia Smart' challenge winners target traffic, social equity

by • 4 months ago

Four local government receiving $100,000 in grants and university expertise are kicking off technology projects focused on improving their communities' walkability and digital infrastructure.

Georgia's buggy new voting machines lead to hours-long waits on primary day

by • 6 months ago

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger blamed malfunctions in the new $104 million system on user error, but election-security advocates argue the devices are unreliable.

Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices

by • 7 months ago

Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

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