DEFCON Election Hacking Report Hammers Home Need to Safeguard Our Elections
October 10, 2017
Americans expect and deserve free and fair elections, but the release of a report on the Voting Machine Hacking Village at DEFCON last summer lays bare the vulnerabilities of our nation’s election equipment, databases and infrastructure. The Atlantic Council’s convening of a bipartisan group of national security advisors, cybersecurity experts and election officials to establish protocols to safeguard our elections is welcome news.
Senate Intelligence Committee Must Disclose More About Russian Election Attacks
October 4, 2017
Americans deserve to know more about the Russian attack to sway the 2016 presidential race and Congress owes them some answers. Without undermining the investigation or any intelligence assets, Congress needs to share more of its findings with the American people. To date most of what citizens know about the attacks comes from media reports.
We Can't Go Back to the Bad Old Days
October 3, 2017
President Trump's 'voter fraud' commission is making deeply troubling requests for personal information about voters.
Democracy Reforms Are Advancing, Even In the Trump Era
September 27, 2017
While partisan knives get sharper in Washington and the White House and the majority party in Congress continue their offensive against sensible controls on big money in politics, democracy reformers are making important progress in state capitols.
Sign Up! Make Your Voice Heard
September 26, 2017
It's National Voter Registration Day