Authors: Peter Neffenger and Paul DeGregorio Citizens demand to know that the votes they cast are the votes that are counted. But our election systems are under unprecedented threats and our collective faith in the system has been faltering.
With the primary season just around the corner, America’s attention is increasingly focused on the upcoming 2020 election.
Voting, and more broadly elections, are not unlike the weather in that everybody talks about it but not much is actually done about it.
The revelations that Cambridge Analytica used the personal information of approximately 80 million Facebook users during recent elections has sounded alarms in the offices of election commissions from around the world.
“When voting rates in America are some of the lowest among advanced democracies, we should be making it easier, not harder, to vote.”, advised President Barack Obama during his final speech, a few days before leaving the White House.
A recent study has revealed some very interesting facts about the perception voters and poll workers have regarding the US voting system.