Latest Electronic voting News

New Mexico county wants to halt use of vote-count machines

Jun. 10, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican-led county commission in southern New Mexico is seeking to change the way ballots are collected and counted in the run-up to November's mid-term election. Otero County’s three-member commission includes Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin,...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jun. 01, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Dothan Eagle. May 31, 2022. Editorial: Two steps back Lindy Blanchard, who finished a distant second to incumbent Kay Ivey in last month’s gubernatorial election, filed a lawsuit against state elections officials five days before the election, asking the courts to...

Cyber agency: Voting software vulnerable in some states

May. 31, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Electronic voting machines from a leading vendor used in at least 16 states have software vulnerabilities that leave them susceptible to hacking if unaddressed, the nation’s leading cybersecurity agency says in an advisory sent to state election officials. The...

Frayed trust frustrates some rural Nevada election officials

May. 28, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In deep-red Republican rural Nevada, longtime election officials are fighting back against a right-wing conspiracy-fueled push to turn back the clock on elections and return to hand counting paper ballots. For some, the fight is paying off. For...

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will seek audit of voting system

May. 05, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his political party will seek to audit the electronic voting system before the upcoming election amid concerns he is actively sowing distrust in its eventual results. “As allowed by electoral law, we will...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Apr. 14, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

The Intelligencer. April 12, 2022. Editorial: Bunn Solid Pick For High Court It is clear Gov. Jim Justice had in mind a picture to paint of C. Haley Bunn, his appointee to fill a vacant state Supreme Court seat. “Coal miner’s daughter” and...