Pennsylvania’s Legislature is defying the Governor’s call to upgrade the state’s voting equipment – refusing to include the necessary funds in the budget and saying he should remove the threat of decertifying old machines in advance of the 2020 election.
Yesterday, Pasco County, FL’s Brian Corley posted some thoughts on “Social Media and the 2020 Election” that are worth reading as we prepare for the fiercely-fought national election cycle. Bottom line: social media makes it easy to share anything, including disinformation; if you see something, don’t necessarily share something.
Oregon lawmakers are considering legislation that would restrict election officials’ ability to promote themselves on voting materials in years they are on the ballot after complaints that some county officials’ names are a little too prominent on materials sent to voters.
Election officials in almost all of Florida’s 67 counties were forced to return federal election security funds after the 2018 general election because of the state’s delay in obtaining the funds – and restrictions on how and when it could be spent.