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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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Letter to Wisconsin Elections Commission on SS 029-22

Download PDF April 28, 2022 Wisconsin Elections Commission 201 West Washington Avenue, Second Floor Madison, WI 53703 Via email RE: Verified Voting Comments on SS 029-22 – Approval and Security of Electronic Voting Equipment and Ballot Security Dear Members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission: On behalf of Verified Voting, I submit these comments on SS…

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Election Officials Need a Helping Hand, Not Hand Count Legislation

Election officials already have enough to handle as the fight against disinformation continues. Now some states and local jurisdictions, spurred on by baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, are considering legislation that would replace all machine tabulated election night results with hand-counting paper ballots – legislation that’s potentially nightmarish for election officials.    Any jurisdiction…

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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,…

Comments on the EAC’s 022 Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS) and Election Administration Policy Survey drafts

Below are Verified Voting’s submitted comments on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s 2022 Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS) and Election Administration Policy Survey drafts. Download PDF   U.S. Election Assistance Commission 633 3rd Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20001 Submitted electronically January 28, 2022 Docket ID: EAC-2021-0002 Dear U.S. Election Assistance Commissioners,   Verified…