FSFP’s Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh was recently featured in an NPR piece about the dangers of utilizing internet voting systems. The article details Delaware state officials canceling the use of a cloud-based internet option for returning ballots due in part to the security risks involved.

“Internet voting vendors and proponents have been pushing online voting with the false assertion that the number of ballots cast online is minimal and, therefore, not a security risk — but this just isn’t true,” said Susan Greenhalgh.

Free Speech For People recently joined a coalition of scientific experts and government watchdog groups calling on Governors, Secretaries of State and State Elections Directors to avoid the use of any internet voting or voting app system in U.S. elections. The organization has also called for states to adopt remote accessible ballot marking systems that operate offline in order to protect voter’s privacy.

Read the entire NPR piece here.