Miles Parks

Miles Parks appears in the following:

Pressed on his election lies, former President Trump cuts NPR interview short

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The former president blasted Republicans who have crossed him and kept up repeated election lies in an NPR interview.


Congress may change this arcane law to avoid another Jan. 6

Saturday, January 08, 2022

Lawmakers passed the Electoral Count Act in 1887 after a contested election, and experts say they did a "terrible job." There may now be bipartisan support for a refresh.


People who believe Trump's election lies are running for offices that control voting

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

More than a dozen Trump-aligned Republicans, who doubt President Biden won in 2020, are running to control the election process in their states. It could have sweeping consequences.


Here's where election-denying candidates are running to control voting

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

An NPR analysis found at least 15 Republican candidates for secretary of state offices in 2022 who doubt Joe Biden's 2020 victory.


Disinformation fueled 2021, and 2022 will likely see the same

Sunday, January 02, 2022

Disinformation — about the Jan. 6 attack, COVID-19, vaccines, etc. — shaped the nation's politics in 2021 and likely will continue to do so throughout the coming year.


What 2021's recent elections tell us about voting in 2022 and beyond

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Recent off-year elections showed that voters may not be so invested in making it easier to vote while Republicans may benefit from higher voter turnout than they previously had thought.


Republicans want more eyes on election workers. Experts worry about their intent

Monday, November 01, 2021

Normally, more involvement in democracy is a good thing. But officials worry people could be motivated to take their election watcher roles too far.


The impact of social media on kids is again the focus of a Senate hearing

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Does social media use harm children? That's one question senators will be asking executives from YouTube, Snap and TikTok at Tuesday's hearing on Capitol Hill.


The Push For Internet Voting Continues, Mostly Thanks To One Guy

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Bradley Tusk, a venture capitalist and former political operative, announced a new $10 million grant for internet voting development on Thursday.


The Use Of Ballot Drop Boxes May Change Due To Republican Pushback

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Seen as more convenient than voting in person and more efficient than voting by mail, ballot drop boxes were used more than ever in 2020. Now, drop boxes are facing backlash in some Republican states.


Larry Elder, Newsom's Main Opponent, Stoked Fears Of Election Fraud

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Earlier this month, Republican Larry Elder refused to promise to accept the recall election results. His campaign had set up a website where people could report suspicious election activity.


Officials Fear A New Normal As Republicans Make Baseless California Fraud Claims

Monday, September 13, 2021

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is favored to beat a recall attempt and keep his office. Still, some Republicans are already setting the stage to blame a loss on voter fraud.


Election Workers Are Under Attack. A Group Of Lawyers Plans To Defend Them

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

A bipartisan group is hoping to support voting workers who have faced unprecedented scrutiny and pressure for more than a year now.


Democrats Are Now Open To New Voter ID Rules. It Probably Won't Win Over The GOP

Saturday, August 28, 2021

While Democrats have long opposed voter ID laws, their decade-long effort to convince voters hasn't budged public opinion. Large bipartisan majorities still favor showing an ID to vote.


Democrats Might Be More Open To Voter ID Laws, Which They've Long Opposed

Friday, August 27, 2021

As Democrats try to pass voting rights legislation through Congress, some members of the party have expressed an openness to one GOP-backed policy they have long opposed: voter ID requirements.


Death Threats And Conspiracy Theories: Why 2020 Won't End For Election Officials

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Voting officials, who used to operate in relative anonymity, are facing threats and intense pressure as a large chunk of American voters have no confidence the system is fair.


Outrage As A Business Model: How Ben Shapiro Is Using Facebook To Build An Empire

Monday, July 19, 2021

In May, Ben Shapiro's website The Daily Wire had more Facebook engagement on its articles than The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post and NBC News combined.


Experts Call It A 'Clown Show' But Arizona 'Audit' Is A Disinformation Blueprint

Thursday, June 03, 2021

"It's an audit in name only," says one former election security official. "It's a threat to the overall confidence of democracy, all in pursuit of continuing a narrative that we know to be a lie."


Audit In Arizona Is 'A Threat To The Overall Confidence Of Democracy,' Critic Says

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Republicans in Arizona ordered an audit to quell voters' doubts about Biden's win. A private company with no experience in elections has been looking at the ballots, but critics say there are issues.


Facebook Calls Links To Depression Inconclusive. These Researchers Disagree

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The company has reached out to a number of researchers in recent months, though those same researchers are skeptical about the company's motivations.