Category: Election Security

Alyssa Milano Features Free Speech For People’s Election Security Work on Sorry Not Sorry

Free Speech For People President John Bonifaz and Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh appeared on Sorry Not Sorry, a podcast hosted by actress and activist Alyssa Milano. “This may be our most important episode of the podcast yet.” Milano says, “Please listen wherever you get your podcasts. You will be shocked. You will
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FSFP Statement Endorsing the Natural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020

Free Speech For People applauds Senators Klobuchar and Wyden and their colleagues for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by proposing reasonable, appropriate, and commonsense provisions to ensure the United States will be able to hold free and fair elections while protecting voters, poll workers, and election officials during this crisis. The U.S. election structure is facing unprecedented challenges and extraordinary
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Voting Rights Coalition Urges State and Federal Officials to Protect Voting Rights and Public Safety in Response to COVID-19

Free Speech For People joined a coalition of voting rights advocacy groups, led by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, to recommend measures that protect voting rights and public safety in response to COVID-19. In a letter addressed to Congress, Governors, and state officials, the coalition urged government officials to ensure that voting
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Free Speech For People, National Election Defense Coalition and Alyssa Milano Form Creative Arts Council to Protect 2020 Election

National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC), the only organization building a bipartisan national movement to secure elections technology, Free Speech For People (FSFP), a leading force in defending the Constitution and our democracy, and actress and activist Alyssa Milano have joined forces to form the Creative Arts Council: a network of creative artists with a shared
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John Bonifaz Discusses The Iowa Caucus Debacle & Senate Impeachment Trial on Rising Up With Sonali

FSFP President John Bonifaz recently appeared on Rising Up With Sonali to discuss the Iowa Caucus debacle and the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump. During a discussion with host Sonali Kolhatkar, Bonifaz outlined the importance of using hand-marked paper ballots in all elections and the necessity of holding voting system vendors accountable for marketing
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NEDC & Free Speech For People Issue Joint Statement on the Iowa Caucus App Failure

Last night’s failure of the smartphone application used by the Iowa Democratic Party illustrated in harsh relief exactly why we should not use voting technology that is internet connected. The Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) initially wanted to employ a smartphone app to allow voters to cast their selections over the Internet. Fortunately, smarter heads prevailed
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Election Security Experts Highlight Major Flaws In Los Angeles County Voting System

Free Speech For People and the National Election Defense Coalition recently submitted public comments to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, regarding the proposed certification of Los Angeles county’s Voting Solutions for All People 2.0 (VSAP) election system.   The joint letter addresses the system’s non-compliance with California Voting System Standards. The letter states: We have
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Free Speech For People Files Brief in Case Demanding Election Security Emails

Free Speech For People filed a motion for summary judgment in National Election Defense Coalition v. Lawson, a case challenging the Indiana Secretary of State’s refusal to disclose election security-related emails exchanged with the National Association of Secretaries of State. Secretary of State Connie Lawson was the 2017-18 President of the National Association of Secretaries
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Voting Machine Manufacturer Under Fire for False Advertising Claims

As reported on NBC, Free Speech For People and National Election Defense Coalition urge U.S. Election Assistance Commission to investigate voting machine manufacturer ES&S for falsely advertising the security certification of its voting machines with wireless modems Two leading national advocacy groups are calling on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to investigate ES&S, one of
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