Tag: voting machines

The NAACP’s North Carolina lawsuit, explained: Why the ExpressVote XL must be replaced with hand-marked paper ballots.

Free Speech For People’s Courtney Hostetler recently joined Brad Friedman of The Bradcast to outline the NAACP’s new lawsuit in North Carolina over the ES&S ExpressVote touch screen voting system. Free Speech For People is co-counsel in this case representing the North Carolina NAACP and several North Carolina voters, which was filed in Wake County
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Free Speech For People Publishes Guide for Safe Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic

Free Speech For People published today a report entitled: “Safe Voting During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” in collaboration with Dr. Joia Mukherjee, a physician, clinical researcher, and educator trained in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and public health at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health, and Mark Ritchie, an election management
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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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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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New Lawsuit Challenges Insecure, Unreliable Voting Machines in Pennsylvania

Coalition of advocacy groups and voters file lawsuit against Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth alleging the illegality of the ExpressVote XL voting machines PHILADELPHIA, PA (Friday, Dec. 13) – A coalition of advocacy groups and voters has filed a lawsuit against Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar alleging that the state’s use of the
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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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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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FSFP and National Election Defense Coalition Demand Records on Texas’s Voting Machine Problems

Free Speech For People and our partners at the National Election Defense Coalition today submitted a request for records under the Texas Public Information Act for information about a serious voting machine problem that manifested during the 2018 general election. Background About 82 of Texas’s 254 counties (including some of its most populous) use the obsolete
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