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Voting Machines: A Weak Link

EE Times: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In my community, we vote by filling in circles on a paper sheet that goes into a scanner — we have a paper trail. Can such a process still be hacked? Yes, though paperless voting machines can more easily be hacked.

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Creating a culture of proactive security

electionLine: There was a fire, a tornado, and the heating system went down in the ballot-tabulation room. There was fake news on social media and real news media in the room. Polls opened late and stayed open late. The state voter registration database went down. Tabulation machines failed to tabulate. There were concerned citizens and advocates demanding […]

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The Boston Building Better Elections Workshop

Toby James writes: Last week, I was one of the co-chairs (with Holly Ann Garnett) of the conference on ‘“Building Better Elections: New Challenges in Electoral Management’, held at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA.

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