Colorado to Become First State to Require Regular Risk-Limiting Audits

Yesterday, Colorado announced that it would implement regular risk-limiting audits for its elections, starting this November. The plan could offer a more cost-effective and straightforward way to assess election outcomes – and the state plans to make its tools available to other states who wish to follow suit.

We Need You On That Firewall: South Carolina Reports Nearly 150,000 Hacking Attempts on Election Day 2016

South Carolina’s state election commission disclosed in a recent report on Election Day 2016 that outsiders attempted to access the state’s voter registration system nearly 150,000 times. It’s a reminder that voter data can be at risk from outside threats – and whatever the debates about who should work together and/or be in charge, that work needs to start RIGHT. NOW.