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NEWS

'You can't hack paper': How Oregon fights election meddling

SALEM, Ore. — Election officials across the U.S. are worrying about whether their aging voting machines will fail next Tuesday, whether hackers will try to create chaos and whether voters will even show up to vote.

In Oregon, they don't have to worry as much, because they don't have any voting machines — or any polling places.

By Cynthia McFadden and Kevin Monahan 11/03/18 NBCNEWS.COM


 
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"Throw them on the scrap pile." Oregon officials of both parties say voting machines are inferior to their vote-by-mail system.

oR VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: B

Oregon adheres to a number of minimum cybersecurity best practices related to voter registration systems and uses paper ballots. However, while fairly good overall, Oregon’s post-election audits, which include counting a set, tiered number of ballots, prevent election officials and the public from confirming whether election outcomes are correct.

 

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 oR 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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