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Election watchdog groups sue Indiana secretary of state to get records on voting security

Election watchdog groups sue Indiana secretary of state to get records on voting security

A national group of cybersecurity experts is suing Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, saying she has refused to turn over emails and other communications about the reliability and security of voting machines, despite numerous requests.

The National Election Defense Coalition said on Thursday morning that it filed a suit in Marion County court alleging that Lawson unlawfully denied access to public records regarding election security.

Federal election official accused of undermining his own agency

Federal election official accused of undermining his own agency

Troubles at the Election Assistance Commission could undermine the effort to safeguard the 2020 presidential contest from foreign meddling. A tiny federal agency that plays a crucial role in assisting the nation’s local election supervisors is gripped by a leadership crisis that has sparked concerns that it is unprepared to play its role in protecting the 2020 presidential race from foreign interference.

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections

Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form so they can be accurately and independently tracked long after they are cast.

Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating the open-source software into their voting systems.