Security experts say the ExpressVote XL “poses extraordinary risks” for voters.

Yesterday was such a frustrating day that by evening I had to go to bed with chest pains.

It started out a good day. The day before I celebrated my 14th anniversary with my husband. The cherry blossom tree we planted in the backyard was exploding in pink taffy balls…


The results from Georgia’s sixth district congressional race are odd.

Jon Ossoff, the Democratic newcomer who ran against Republican former Secretary of State Karen Handel, won the absentee vote 64% to 36%. That vote was conducted on paper ballots that were mailed in and scanned on optical scanners. Ossoff also…


Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are competing for a congressional seat in Georgia’s sixth district.

There are so many disturbing aspects to the special election happening in Georgia’s sixth congressional district, it’s hard to know where to begin.

For starters, the election runs on Microsoft Server 2000. That is not a typo. “That’s a crap system,” said Douglas Jones, a computer science professor at the…


Hand counters in Brown County Wisconsin asked questions while counting the votes.

Computer scientists and election reform advocates trust hand counts, but election administrators do not.

Election experts and scientists keep telling us that we need to count on paper because we can always go back and examine those paper ballots. J. …


Today is the deadline for the 2016 presidential recounts requested by Jill Stein to be finished — in order for the states to be confident that they can control how their electoral votes are cast when the Electoral College meets on December 19th. It is known as the “Safe Harbor”…

Lulu Friesdat

Exec Dir SMART Elections. Award-winning doc filmmaker. Work featured in Wash Post, The Hill, Politico. Election security investigations w/more than 4M views.

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