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NEWS

SC takes first step toward switching to paper ballots in 2020

South Carolina voters can be assured your vote is safe from hackers just in time for the 2018 midterm elections 

By BRISTOW MARCHANT 01/15/2019 THESTATE.COM


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IS MAKING THE SWITCH TO PAPER BALLOTS FOR UPCOMING ELECTIONS

SC VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: D

South Carolina adheres to recommended minimum cybersecurity best practices related to voter registration systems. But the state allows voting using machines that do not provide a paper record, which prevents it from carrying out post-election audits that test the accuracy of election results.

 

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 SC 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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