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NEWS

Denver will allow smartphone voting for thousands of people

The pilot program is one of the first U.S. deployments of a phone-based voting system for public elections — but it will only be available to military members and voters living in other countries. The city has invited all of its international voters — about 4,000 people — to use the app in the May 2019 election.

By ANDREW KENNEY  03/07/2019 DENVERPOST.COM


 
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The idea of digital voting has been met with skepticism from some elections security experts, but Denver officials say it could make life easier for a limited set of voters.

CO VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: B

Colorado earned high marks in the three most important categories, but the fact that it allows electronic absentee voting undermines these practices in certain respects. Colorado receives kudos for being the first state in the nation to carry out mandatory risk-limiting audits. But even though Colorado’s post-election audit procedures are “good,” the fact that the state allows some electronic absentee voting undermines the overall effectiveness of these audits.

 

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 CO 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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