Category: Election Security

Free Speech For People Calls for Investigation of Internet Voting Company Voatz

Free Speech For People wrote to the state attorneys general of six states (Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Oregon, Utah, and West Virginia), and the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General, calling for an investigation of Voatz, a Boston-based internet voting company, for deceptive and misleading marketing that may violate state laws against consumer deception or fraudulent
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FSFP Senior Advisor On Election Security Susan Greenhalgh Issues Statement on EAC Press Release Disavowing False Claims made by Online Voting System Vendors.

FSFP Senior Advisor On Election Security Susan Greenhalgh recently issued a statement on the Election Assistance Commision’s press release disavowing false claims made by online voting system vendors. Read the statement below. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) took an extraordinary step yesterday to push back on the false claims and deceptive marketing practices advanced
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Leading Computer Security Experts File Amicus Brief for Supreme Court Review of Tennessee Case Challenging the use of Electronic Voting Machines

WASHINGTON, DC — July 23, 2020 — The public interest legal organization, Free Speech For People and pro bono counsel from Covington & Burling LLP yesterday filed an amicus brief on behalf of several of the nation’s leading computer security experts in support of a petition for Supreme Court review of a Tennessee case challenging
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Voting Rights Advocates Ask Court to Block Use of Unsafe and Insecure Electronic Voting Machines In North Carolina

“Democracy itself is at risk,” Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed on behalf of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP cites insecurity and health risk of touch screen voting machines during a pandemic. Raleigh, NC (July 22, 2020) – Today, voting rights advocates filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Wake County Superior Court
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Trump Campaign and Republican National Committee Seek to Intervene in Pennsylvania Case Challenging Unsafe and Unequal State Election Rules During a Pandemic

Voting Rights Advocates Filed Lawsuit in June on Behalf of the Pennsylvania NAACP – Pennsylvania NAACP Will Oppose the Intervention Motion HARRISBURG, PA (July 21, 2020) — President Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a motion yesterday to intervene in a case challenging a broad range of Pennsylvania election practices as
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FSFP Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh Discusses Threats to the Security of our Elections, What Hasn’t Been Done Since 2016 and What Can Be Done Before November to Improve Security

FSFP Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh was recently featured in a new piece about the security of U.S election systems, where she discussed the lack of significant election security reforms adopted since the 2016 elections.  “It was in August [2016] that [then US Secretary of Homeland Security] Jeh Johnson convened his first call
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FSFP Joins Coalition of Non-Profit Organizations in Letter Urging U.S Senators to Support Election Provisions of The HEROES Act.

FSFP recently joined a coalition of non-profit organizations in a letter urging U.S. Senators to support the election provisions of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (“HEROES”) Act. The legislation, which was passed in the House, provides $3.6 billion in funding to help state and local governments adequately prepare for the November 2020
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FSFP Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh Discusses Vetting of Election Machinery and Tabulation of Vote Choices on The Open Mind

FSFP Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh recently appeared on The Open Mind to discuss the vetting of election machinery and tabulations of vote choices in U.S election systems. During the discussion with host Alexander Heffner, Greenhalgh addressed the qualities of a robust auditing process. “What you need to have a good audit –
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