Questions tagged [election-security]

questions relating to the protection of elections from tampering with and infiltration of election-related equipment, networks and databases.

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What is the source that the media outlets use for reporting the counted votes and % reporting?

All the major media outlets have a nice interactive map that shows the total counted votes and the percent of the total reported votes. What is the source for this data? Is it accessible to the public?...
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What are the findings of the ISC report into Russian interference in UK politics?

Now that the Prime Minister has nominated the members of the Information & Security Committee, the committee has elected a chair (not without controversy) and authorised the release of the long-...
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Have any countries used blockchain voting in elections?

Have any countries used blockchain voting in national or local elections?
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Is the postponement of the release of the Intelligence Security Committee’s report on Russian interference in UK elections abnormal?

Over the last couple of weeks, there has been criticism of the government over the decision to postpone the release of the report until parliament reconvenes after the election. This comes despite the ...
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Election reform [duplicate]

Why can't Canadians elect their government by designating their tax dollars to Party X or Party Y etc. The Party with the most revenue is the ruling Party the next down the line would be coalition ...
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Have Republicans or others elaborated concretely why (some) election security bills would be partisan?

In June of 2019, the New York Times reported: WASHINGTON — A raft of legislation intended to better secure United States election systems after what the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, ...
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Why are some Senators so insistent on using unanimous resolution to pass election security bills?

Background Recently, Mitch McConnell was the only senator to stop two unanimous resolutions on election security: On July 25th he said “Clearly this request is not a serious effort to make a law. ...
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Is there any chance results for the 2016 US presidential election have been tampered with? [closed]

Given the pre-election climate of hacking and cyber espionage against the DNC, along with the DHS warning of active hacking attempts on state election systems and their recommendation to bolster cyber ...