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In the event of a cyber attack, Ohio officials want to be able to call on highly trained IT experts who can step in to help.

State lawmakers are now considering a bill that would require Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose to appoint a chief for information security, mandate county Boards of Elections conduct audits of election results, and require the governor create a civilian cyber security reserve force.

By Laura A. Bischoff 03/22/2019 DaytonDailyNews.com


 
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Ohio looks to set up a cyber reserve to fight, prevent attacks

OH VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: C/B*

Ohio uses paper ballots and voting machines that provide a paper record, but its post-election audit requirements are lacking important criteria. For example, the number of ballots included in an audit is based on a fixed percentage rather than a statistically significant number tied to the margin of victory in one or more ballot contests.

 

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 oh 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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