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NEWS

Another $2.3 million in election security grants issued to 55 Florida counties

State and local officials have little choice but to assume the Russians are coming before the 2020 elections to probe and “phish” as they did in 2016, when according to federal officials they gained still-undefined access to two Florida counties’ elections systems.

By John Haughey 07/09/2019 THECENTERSQUARE.COM

 
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LAUREL LEE

Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee announced Monday that 55 of the state’s 67 counties will receive another round of grants to improve elections and voter database security.

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FL VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: F

Florida allows voting using machines that do not provide a paper record and fails to mandate robust post-election audits that test the accuracy of election outcomes, which does not provide confirmation that ballots are cast as the voter intends and counted as cast.

 

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 FL 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.