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Hackers Breached U.S. Election Agency After Vote

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics

The U.S. agency charged with ensuring that voting machines meet security standards was itself penetrated by a hacker after the elections in November, ...

The Disability Vote

Kristin Duquette | Posted 12.25.2013 | Politics
Kristin Duquette

In a democratic society, voting is a fundamental right for everyone; however, people with disabilities are often overlooked when it comes to the polling place.

Restoring the Right to Vote

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Today, instead of making the right to vote a rock solid commitment, we actually find ourselves as a nation debating settled principles and even settled law when it comes to protecting the franchise.

John Celock

Local Officials Expected To Ask Obama Group For Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Local election officials are expected to ask President Barack Obama's election administration commission for additional funding during a meeting Satur...

Saving Democracy: A Priority for the 113th Congress

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Just as the Bill of Rights applies equally in every corner of the U.S., the right to vote must be equally easy to exercise as an integral part of being a U.S. citizen no matter where you live.

John Celock

Kansas Official Reverses Judicial Order On Release Of Voters' Names

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Hours after a federal judge granted access to the names of provisional voters in one Kansas case, a county election official ruled in another case tha...

10 Years After the Help America Vote Act, Voters Face New Challenges

Rep. Steny Hoyer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Rep. Steny Hoyer

Let's strengthen our voting system to continue ensuring the accessibility and accountability our people deserve. We cannot afford another election debacle -- whether by hanging chads or millions of eligible voters left hanging.

Disabled and Disenfranchised

Rebecca Schleifer | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Rebecca Schleifer

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngState efforts to restrict voting access have dominated election news this year. What hasn't been mentioned in is their discriminatory impact on people with disabilities.

Food Fight: South Dakota GOP Condemns Democratic Frybread Fests

Stephanie Woodard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Woodard

Election-related anxiety must be heading north in South Dakota. On Oct. 14, following Democratic Party Indian-reservation rallies involving frybread, ...

Supreme Court Accidentally Protects Voters While Stripping Americans Of Their Rights

Cristóbal Joshua Alex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cristóbal Joshua Alex

Last week's Supreme Court decision in Brunner v. Ohio Republican Party is a disastrous ruling masquerading as a populist victory. Sure, the Court stop...