Russia may introduce online voting as early as in 2021 – official

A member of Russia’s Central Elections Commission has told reporters that the country might introduce online voting, similar to systems used in Switzerland and Estonia, for the 2021 parliamentary elections. “Considering the scale of the Russian Federation’s territory we have to start using internet voting. I think that we will possibly do something already in […]

Georgia defends voting system despite 243-percent turnout in one precinct

Enlarge / One of the electronic voting machines used by the state of Georgia. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images) With worn-out clichés about the dead voting, Chicago used to be the poster child for voter fraud. But if any state is a poster child for terrible election practices, it is surely Georgia. Bold claims […]

Experts criticize West Virginia’s plan for smartphone voting

(credit: Esther Vargas / Flickr) The state of West Virginia is planning to allow overseas voting via smartphone in the 2018 election, and election security experts aren’t happy about it. “Mobile voting is a horrific idea,” said Joe Hall, an election security expert at the Center for Democracy and Technology in an interview with CNN. […]

Britain's Got Talent final 2018 voting: How to vote in the Britain’s Got Talent final

The final of Britain’s Got Talent 2018 will be airing tonight (Sunday, June 3) on ITV at 7.30pm. A total of 11 acts are going to be competing in the final of the talent show made up of the semi-finalists and a wildcard which was only unveiled today. The winner will be awarded a whopping […]

Young guns lead the way in Dally M voting

After two rounds of the 2018 NRL season two rising stars have jumped out in front to lead the charge in Dally M voting. Star Panthers playmaker Nathan Cleary is out in front after piloting Penrith to two comeback victories on the trot. The 20-year-old continues to defy his relative inexperience, displaying immense calmness under […]

Ukraine bars Russians from voting in presidential election

Ukraine is barring some 72,000 Russian citizens on its territory from voting in Russia’s presidential election, over the issue of reunification with Crimea. Moscow has slammed the move as “direct interference” in its affairs. READ MORE: Russians vote in presidential election across 11 time zones Two days before the Russian presidential election kicked off, Ukrainian […]

Do your voting machines connect to the Internet, US senator asks CEO

Enlarge (credit: ES&S) A US senator is holding the nation’s biggest voting machine maker to account following a recent article that reported it has sold equipment that was pre-installed with remote-access software and has advised government customers to install the software on machines that didn’t already have it pre-installed. Use of remote-access software in e-voting […]

Democratic Task Force Outlines Voting Security Plan, With First Primary Just Weeks Away

The Congressional Task Force on Election Security announced extensive recommendations for strengthening defense. But most of them won’t happen any time soon.