Here’s How That $380 Million in Election Security Funding Is Being Spent

State election officials are mostly using new election security money to shore up the basics.

Maine Governor: Ranked-Choice Voting Is the ‘Most Horrific Thing in the World’

But Paul LePage’s threat to not certify Tuesday’s election may be a hollow one.

Supreme Court Sides With Ohio in Voter Roll Culling Case

The court’s narrow ruling is likely to have dramatic knock-on effects across the country.

Maine's Fitful Experiment With a New Way of Voting

The state will be the first to implement ranked-choice voting in its June primaries, but not all the candidates will commit to accepting the results.

So Your State Has Come Into Some Election Security Money. Now What?

Some states will have to tread water until the 2020 election as far as purchasing secure voting machines, but where there are voter-marked paper ballots there’s hope.

Analyzing 46 of This Year’s State-of-the-State Addresses

According to a new report, here are the big topics governors talked about—or sidestepped—in their 2018 policy speeches.

Spending Bill Boosts Election Security, Clarifies Overseas Data Warrants

The bill also requires supply chain reviews for cyber risk at some agencies.

5 Big Takeaways From Senate Intel's Election Security Investigation

The bottom line is future elections are in danger of Russian meddling and we haven’t done enough to secure them.

Thousands Lose Right to Vote Under 'Incompetence' Laws

Laws in 39 states and Washington, D.C., allow judges to strip voting rights from people with mental disorders ranging from schizophrenia to Down syndrome who are deemed “incapacitated” or “incompetent.”

States Push for Outstanding Election Security Funds Ahead of Midterms

Secretaries of state are adamant they lack the money needed to comply with Senate Intelligence recommendations they update their election infrastructure. They’ll make their case before the committee Wednesday.

Is Your County Elections Clerk Ready for Russian Hackers?

In a decentralized election system with more than 10,000 separate jurisdictions, the onus for security is on local officials.

State Officials Want More Election Security Intel From Feds

With the upcoming midterm elections, it's a race to establish better information sharing between Homeland Security and state and local elections officials.

Could Amazon's HQ2 Flip a State?

Democrats could gain politically if the company chooses a city in a battleground state for its second North American headquarters.

Voting Lines Are Shorter—But Mostly for Whites

Election officials have figured out how to keep voting lines down, but communities of color are still waiting longer to vote.

An End to Gerrymandering in Ohio?

A bipartisan compromise that just passed the state Senate would require minority-party support for political maps, and would limit the number of communities that could be splintered.

How Voters With Disabilities Are Blocked From the Ballot Box

In light of security concerns, states moved to paper ballots. Now voters with disabilities are losing access.

Has the Tide Turned Against Partisan Gerrymandering?

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the state’s maps as too heavily biased toward Republicans, the latest ruling in a new and contentious battle over legislative districts.

Trying to Build a Better Election Integrity Commission

The newly formed National Commission for Voter Justice intends to avoid the pitfalls that befell Trump’s group, ensuring transparency and accessibility as it investigates state barriers to voting.

DHS: We Can Vet Election Cyber Systems in All 50 States

Some states remain wary of asking for federal election security help, but the ice is thawing, a Homeland Security official said.