What if the weakest link in election security is ... confidence?

Oct 25, 2018
We take a look at what states are doing to prepare for the midterm elections.
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A long quest in Texas for a better voting machine

Oct 24, 2018
Want confidence in an election? Stick to paper.
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A long quest in Texas for a better voting machine

Oct 24, 2018
Want confidence in an election? Stick to paper.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
Voters cast their ballots at voting machines in Las Vegas in 2016.
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Campaigns target young voters, but will they show up on Election Day?

Oct 10, 2018
This campaign season, millions of dollars are being spent to convince young voters to register and vote in the midterm elections.
A pollster loads paper into a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in 2008 in Austin, Texas.
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States are spending on election security, but is it enough?

Aug 22, 2018
This week, U.S. election officials came out with new data showing how states plan to use $380 million in federal grants released this year. While the money was initially aimed at modernizing state voting systems after the Bush v. Gore “hanging chad” debacle of 2000, these days states are spending mostly on cyber security and […]

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Why election security experts really like paper records

Aug 22, 2018
Our aging voting systems are vulnerable, but can Congress act fast enough to be effective?
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What Rust Belt voters expect from Donald Trump

Nov 9, 2016
The jobs their candidate promised ... but how?
Supporters pledge allegiance to the flag before Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in October at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
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How voters feel about the economy

Nov 9, 2016
We look at exit poll data to see how issues fared along political lines.
A subway commuter reads a newspaper featuring the U.S. election results in New York on November 9.
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