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NEWS

ALASKA IS ONE OF SIX STATES TO ALLOCATE ALL FUNDS TO REPLACE VOTING EQUIPMENT

The Election Assistance Commission, the government agency charged with distributing federal funds to support elections, recently released a report detailing how each state plans to spend a total of $380 million in grants allocated to improve and secure their election systems.

By BLAKE PATERSON & ALLY J. LEVINE 09/04/2018 PSMAG.COM


 
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GOVERNMENT FUND MEANT TO PROTECT ELECTIONS MAY BE TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE

AK VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: C

The state should be applauded for its adherence to minimum cybersecurity best practices related to voter registration systems and its statewide use of paper ballots, but Alaska’s post-election audit procedures are lacking important criteria.

 

Center for American Progress Voting Systems Report Card

In August 2017, the Center for American Progress released a report entitled “9 Solutions for Securing America’s Elections,” laying out nine vulnerabilities in election infrastructure and solutions to help improve election security in time for the 2018 and 2020 elections.

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POLLING PLACE EQUIPMENT

Verified Voting: The Verifier Map

Verified Voting’s interactive map offers detailed county-by-county listing of current voting technology for each state.

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State Audit Laws

All computerized elections should be audited to check the accuracy of the vote count and ensure the integrity of democracy.

ARE aK VOTES COUNTED IN THE LIGHT?

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STATE ELECTIONS LEGISLATION DATABASE

National Conference of State Legislators Bill Tracking

This database contains state legislation related to the administration of elections introduced in 2011 through this year, 2019.

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