Category: Election Protection

FSFP & Allies Issue Letter Urging Congress To Hold Hearings On Election Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 28, 2019)  – Following the findings in a recently released report from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), a coalition of government watchdog organizations, including Free Speech For People, FreedomWorks, National Election Defense Coalition and Public Citizen, sent a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on
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New Development In Petition To Re-Examine ES&S ExpressVoteXL Voting Machines

Last month, Citizens for Better Elections, Free Speech For People, National Election Defense Coalition, and Protect Our Vote Philly petitioned the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on behalf of Pennsylvania voters to re-examine the ES&S ExpressVote XL voting machine due to concerns about security, privacy, verifiability, and accessibility. The Secretary agreed to act expeditiously
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Election Security Concerns Trigger Re-Examination of Voting Machines in Pennsylvania

Citizens for Better Elections, Free Speech For People, National Election Defense Coalition, and Protect Our Vote Philly Filed a Petition to the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Outlining 11 Deficiencies with the ExpressVote XL, Triggering a Mandatory Re-Examination PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 17, 2019) – A petition filed Tuesday on behalf of registered electors of
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Think Progress: Lawsuit asks why a Republican elections official is downplaying America’s voting security threat

In an article for ThinkProgress, Danielle McLean covers our lawsuit on behalf of the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) to uncover communications about election security to and from the National Association of Secretaries of State. The lawsuit under the Indiana Access to Public Records Act charges the Indiana Secretary of State, Connie Lawson, with unlawfully denying access
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BREAKING: Free Speech For People, National Election Defense Coalition Sue for Access to Election Security Emails

Free Speech For People has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) to uncover communications about election security to and from the National Association of Secretaries of State. The lawsuit under the Indiana Access to Public Records Act charges the Indiana Secretary of State, Connie Lawson, with unlawfully denying access to
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Free Speech For People and National Election Defense Coalition to U.S. Election Assistance Commission: Don’t Let Voting Machine Vendors Use Obsolete Standards

Free Speech For People and the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) submitted a public comment to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission regarding the Commission’s proposed new voting system guidelines. These guidelines were last updated in 2005. Unfortunately, the Commission’s past practice has been that, after guidelines have been updated, voting machine vendors can still test
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The Money In Politics Webinar That’s Not To Be Missed!

Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and founder of the Stamp Stampede movement, will be the guest in a national webinar tonight, January 8th, at 8:30 PM ET.

He will be discussing, along with other allies at Public Citizens and Our Time, about how big money is influencing our elections and the implications of the impending court ruling in McCutcheon vs. FEC.

Sign up for the webinar here.

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