Different types of voting equipment are used throughout the voting process and some types of voting equipment are more secure than others.
Post-election audits provide solid evidence and promote public confidence in election outcomes. Our team advises election officials on conducting post-election audits out in the field and has developed background papers and reports on audits.
Election security experts agree that the most resilient voting systems use paper ballots. Learn more about why paper ballots are the foundation of trustworthy elections.
Internet voting endangers voters’ privacy, capacity to vote, and trust that their votes are being recorded and counted accurately — and erodes public confidence in our elections. Read more about the dangers.
Ninety-nine percent of votes cast in the U.S. are counted by computers, but that is just one piece of our election ecosystem. Read about why election security and contingency planning matters at all points of election administration.