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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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Verified Voting Urges Chandler, AZ to Not Adopt Mobile Voting

The following is a statement from Mark Lindeman, a director of Verified Voting, urging the City of Chandler, AZ not to adopt blockchain voting. For additional media inquiries, please contact danielle@newheightscommunications.com. November 9, 2021 — “Verified Voting urges the City of Chandler not to adopt mobile voting. Multiple cybersecurity experts agree that all internet voting,…

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Letter to Mayor of San Francisco Opposing Blockchain Voting

Download PDF October 19, 2021   The Honorable London Breed Mayor City and County of San Francisco City Hall, Room 200 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102 via email   RE: The California Voter Foundation and Verified Voting Oppose Blockchain Voting   Dear Mayor Breed,   On behalf of the California…

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