Tag: election security

Free Speech For People Leads Coalition of Organizations to Oppose the Continued Use of Electronic Voting Machines in Indiana.

Together with the Indiana League of Women Voters, Indiana Vote by Mail, and Verified Voting, Free Speech For People issued a letter on February 10 to Indiana state lawmakers to urge them to reject legislation that would continue the use of Indiana’s direct record electronic voting machines. A bill has been moving through the Indiana
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FSFP Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh Featured in the Washington Post on the Dangers of Online Voting Systems.

Free Speech For People Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh was recently featured in a new Washington Post story which revealed that the United States Postal Service secretly built and tested a blockchain-based mobile phone voting system prior to the 2020 election. At the direction of the USPS, researchers at the University of Colorado
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FSFP Senior Advisor On Election Security Susan Greenhalgh Co-Authors New Oped With Professor J. Alex Halderman In Newsweek On How The Big Lie Masks Legitimate Election Security Concerns and Inhibits Important Reforms.

Newsweek recently published a new oped by FSFP Senior Advisor On Election Security Susan Greenhalgh and Professor J. Alex Halderman on how the Big Lie inhibits important reforms needed to better secure voting systems across the country. The oped underscores the fact that there is abundant evidence that confirms the fact that the 2020 election
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University Of Washington Law School Podcast Features Legal Director Ron Fein to Discuss the 2020 Election and FSFP’s Work on Election Security.

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein recently appeared on Discovery, a University of Washington Law School Podcast, to discuss this unprecedented election as well as Free Speech For People’s work on election security. “Free Speech For People as well as other non-profit organizations, and in some cases others, have brought a series of lawsuits related to
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New Election Incident Reporting Tool Will Make Election Incident Data Available To The Public.

Voting rights lawyers at Free Speech For People will partner with See Something, Say Something 2020 initiative to collect incidents of voter suppression and election irregularities WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2020) – With less than two weeks until Election Day and over 47 million early votes cast across the country, Free Speech For People has
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Statement on NAACP v. Boockvar Ruling, Judge Denies NAACP’s Request for Equal and Safe Voting Procedures during a Pandemic

“We’re deeply disappointed in the judge’s decision. We’re exploring all options—including an immediate appeal to the state supreme court.” — Rev. Kenneth L. Huston, President of the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference. (Harrisburg) Ruling from the bench on Wednesday, September 9th after a two-day hearing, Judge Kevin Brobson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania stated that
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Alyssa Milano, Election Security Experts Announce “Own the Vote 2020” Webinar Series Leading Into 2020 Election

The right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy.  And, now more than ever, we must fight to protect it. From insecure voting machines to information warfare, our elections are under attack and our ability to vote safely and securely in 2020 is going to depend on all of us. That’s why we’re teaming
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Susan Greenhalgh presents paper on best practices for online balloting options amid COVID-19 pandemic

As States grapple with the additional challenges of holding elections during the novel coronavirus pandemic, election administrators are exploring and implementing technology to increase capacity to deliver blank ballots electronically and to provide necessary accessible ballot marking options for voters with disabilities. Free Speech For People Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh and Dr.
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As States Consider Online Voting in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Federal Agencies Issue Guidelines that Warn of Online Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) have drafted new guidelines outlining the severe dangers of returning ballots electronically – through fax, email or web portal – stating that the practice is a “significant security risk” and
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