Let's try to imagine which is better secured: a lotto computer dealing with tens of millions of dollars, or a voting tabulation machine in any one of the states whose voting methods leave no trace?Read More
Why do our media postmortems on elections focus on personalities? Maybe we’ve al read too many novels. But, to paraphrase Florence Nightengale: elections speak in statistics. How many people lacked ID? How many got false information about the election? How many registrations weren’t processed? How many were given provisional ballots because their voter rolls were inaccurate? How many arrived to find that they weren’t registered, even though they were sure they were?
If the Census includes the immigration/citizen question, it will be a disaster.Read More
While Americans are well-acquainted with Russian online trolls’ 2016 disinformation campaign, there’s a more insidious threat of Russian interference in the coming midterms. The Russians could hack our very election infrastructure, disenfranchising Americans and even altering the vote outcome in key states or districtsRead More