Miles Parks appears in the following:
Friday, June 14, 2019
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Thursday, June 06, 2019
Thomas Hofeller once referred to the drawing of legislative districts as "the only legalized form of vote-stealing left in the United States." The late Republican strategist's work may now be undone.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller warned in his final statement that threats would persist against American elections. We look at how prepared authorities are to defend against them.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
In 2016, almost half of all in-person voters checked in to their polling place electronically. There are no federal regulations for the technology they used.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Mueller underscored that his report did not exonerate the president. In his first public remarks, he said that he did not believe the Justice Department could charge a sitting president with a crime.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Electronic poll books are a popular technology used to keep polling place lines short on election days. But they are also a potential security weakness for hackers wanting to disrupt an election.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The disclosure this week that two Florida counties were breached by Russian attackers in 2016 has officials worried about what more they don't know.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Congress so far hasn't used the special counsel report to draft new laws aimed at protecting elections from foreign interference. One key senator worries about missing the moment.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The attack had not been publicly known until last month's release of the Mueller report. The governor said no vote tallies were affected and that no data had been manipulated.
Monday, May 06, 2019
The tech giant unveiled a software toolkit Monday that would allow voters to confirm that their votes were cast and counted and provide transparency for tabulation.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
A majority of Americans say special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was fair, but about half of registered voters say it will not be an important factor in how they vote for president in 2020.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said the investigations into Russian interference have been more damaging than the interference itself. But there was more to it than online ads.
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Mueller report further highlighted a major risk to the political system: hackers accessing sensitive internal deliberations. As the 2020 election nears, campaigns are stepping up their security.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller's report lays out all of the ways in which Russia interfered in the 2016 election, including hacking Democrats' emails and using social media to mobilize U.S. citizens.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Julian Assange probably won't have access to his laptop computer for a while, but that may not mean that the organization he created won't still release secrets and, potentially, affect elections.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Election officials have been planning and preparing for 2020 based on what they know happened leading up to 2016. The question now is what more they may learn from the special counsel.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Polls suggest that's what the majority of the public wants. It's become a hot issue for Democratic presidential candidates. But experts say inertia is likely to win out.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for an end to the Electoral College. Meanwhile, several states back a plan that would go around the two-centuries-old way of picking presidents.
Monday, March 18, 2019
Top Democrats in Congress are concerned that the actions of Li "Cindy" Yang could allow "adversary governments ... to acquire potential material for blackmail or other even more nefarious purposes."
Friday, March 15, 2019
President Trump used his veto pen for the first time Friday. GOP senators who bucked the president in Thursday's vote said they did so to preserve congressional control over government spending.