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Verified Voting Recommends Six Steps to Help Bolster Voter Confidence in Elections Before November

The following is a statement from Pam Smith, president and CEO of Verified Voting. For more information, please contact aurora@newheightscommunications.com. PHILADELPHIA (August 3, 2022) — With the 2022 primaries underway and just over three months until the general election, Verified Voting identified a number of technology takeaways from this election cycle and pinpointed actionable items…

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Verified Voting Urges Election Officials to Address CISA’s Recommendations

New advisory identifies vulnerabilities in voting software; Finds no evidence of interference in election results The following is a statement from Pam Smith, president and CEO of Verified Voting, following the release of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) ICS Advisory (ICSA-22-154-01), which analyzed vulnerabilities in Dominion Voting Systems software. For more information, please…

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Verified Voting Applauds Mississippi Voting Modernization Act

The following is a statement from Pamela Smith, President and CEO of Verified Voting, in support of Mississippi’s passage of new paper ballot legislation. The Mississippi Voting Modernization Act, signed by the governor on April 19, requires the use of voting systems that produce voter-verifiable paper ballots starting in 2024 and establishes a grant program…

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Verified Voting Applauds Virginia Risk-Limiting Audit Bill

The following is a statement from Verified Voting in support of Virginia’s new audit legislation. For additional media inquiries, please contact press@verifiedvoting.org. Download PDF PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2022) — Virginia has continued to be a leader in election security by passing bipartisan legislation during its 2022 General Assembly Session that gives voters timelier assurance that…

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Verified Voting Announces Pamela Smith as President & CEO

The following is a statement from Verified Voting. For additional press inquiries, please contact aurora@newheightscommunications.com Download PDF PHILADELPHIA (March 3, 2022) — Verified Voting, a non-partisan organization focused on the critical role technology plays in election administration, announced today that Pamela Smith will serve as President and CEO.   “We are thrilled to have Pam take the…

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Voting Machines at Risk in 2022, a joint analysis from the Brennan Center and Verified Voting

A joint analysis from the Brennan Center and Verified Voting finds replacing aging voting equipment will cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Voting Machines at Risk in 2022 by Turquoise Baker, Megan Maier, Lawrence Norden, and Warren Stewart Between 2014 and 2020, the Bren­nan Center released a series of analyses detail­ing the prob­lem of aging voting equip­ment in the…

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Letter to Indiana Senate Elections Committee opposing the use of voter-verified paper audit trails in HB 1116 instead of paper ballots

Below is a letter signed by multiple organizations opposing the accelerated timeline for adding Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) to Indiana’s DREs as proposed in HB 1116.  Indiana elections would be much better protected, and Indiana voters better served, by passing measures to adopt pre-printed paper ballots, marked by hand or assistive ballot marking device,…

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Verified Voting: Jan. 6 Did Not Disrupt Free and Fair Elections

The following is a statement from Verified Voting on the anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. For press inquiries, please contact aurora@newheightscommunications.com  PHILADELPHIA (January 6, 2022) — “The events on January 6, 2021 did not disrupt our nation’s ability to conduct free and fair elections. One year after the violent insurrection…

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