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News from 2016 and Earlier

Sean Spicer may hold key to future of N.J. Trump voter intimidation case, Dec. 1, 2017

Culling Voter Rolls: Battling Over Who Even Gets to Go to the Polls

The New York Times, Nov. 25, 2017

Russian hackers only got as far as Alaska’s public elections website

The Midnight Sun, Nov. 15, 2017

Maine secretary of state, a member of Trump voting commission, sues panel for information about its work

Press Herald, Nov. 9, 2017

Securing the vote: How ‘paper’ can protect US elections from foreign invaders

The Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 7, 2017

Securing the vote: Could Henny Nelson, age 131, help Russia rig an election?

The Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 3, 2017

The Voter Fraud Commission Wants Your Data — But Experts Say They Can’t Keep It Safe

ProPublica, Oct. 23, 2017

Conflict Mounts Inside Voting Fraud Commission in the Wake of Child Porn Arrest

ProPublica, Oct. 17, 2017

12 white men — and no minorities — to testify at Trump voter commission meeting

CNN, Sept. 12, 2017

Background Checks for Voting Get Floated at Trump Election Commission Meeting

Mother Jones, Sep. 12, 2017

Election Integrity Commission members accuse New Hampshire voters of fraud

The Washington Post, Sept. 8, 2017

Here is N.J.’s latest response to Trump voter fraud commission, Aug. 28, 2017

Trump election fraud commission presses Maine, other states for voter details

Press Herald, July 27, 2017

Trump directs panel to tackle voter ‘fraud’ during commission’s first session

USA Today, July 19, 2017

How Trump’s DOJ Will Try to Purge Voter Rolls

Slate, July 11, 2017

Advocates Worry Trump Administration Wants To Revamp Motor Voter Law

NPR, July 8, 2017

Why Trump’s quest to find elusive evidence of voter fraud has united defiant red and blue states

CBC News, July 7, 2017

The Controversy Over The ‘Motor Voter’ Law

NPR Morning Edition, July 7, 2017

Election Experts See Flaws in Trump Voter Commission’s Plan to Smoke Out Fraud

ProPublica, July 6, 2017

What’s at stake in Trump commission’s request for voter data that N.J. just rejected, July 6, 2017

What the federal government can get from your voter file

CNN, July 6, 2017

Trump questions why some states won’t comply with ‘voter fraud panel’ requests

ABC News, July 1, 2017

Increasing Voter Turnout for 2018 and Beyond

The New York Times, June 13, 2017

David Becker’s Keynote at the 2017 Future of California Elections Conference

March 9, 2017

Promoting Voter Trust and Confidence in Elections

Panel at the National Association of Secretaries of State 2017 Winter Meeting, Washington, DC, February 17, 2017

Trump’s voter fraud claims are absurd, another analysis shows

VICE News, February 10, 2017

Chaos at the White House

FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, January 30, 2017

David Becker interview on the Guy Gordon Show

WJR Detroit, January 26, 2017

“No hay ningún indicio de fraude electoral”, dice el autor del informe que cita como prueba Trump

Univision, January 26, 2017

David Becker interview on The Drive with Steve Jaxon

KSRO, January 26, 2017

Voter fraud explained: Here’s what you need know

CNN, January 26, 2017

David Becker interview on the Chad Hartman Show

WCCO CBS Minnesota, January 25, 2017

4 things to know about Trump’s voter fraud claims

The Washington Post, January 25, 2017

After His Claim of Voter Fraud, Trump Vows ‘Major Investigation’

The New York Times, January 25, 2017

Trump seeks investigation into baseless claims of voter fraud, January 25, 2017

Despite Criticism Of Claims, Trump Seeks Investigation Into Voter Fraud

National Public Radio, January 25, 2017

David Becker interview on The Situation Room

CNN, January 25, 2017

Press Secretary Affirms that Trump Believes Lie of Millions of Illegal Voters

The New York Times, January 24, 2017

Pew study author: ‘Zero evidence of fraud’ in 2016 election

The Hill, January 24, 2017

David Becker interview on AC360

CNN, January 24, 2017

New Election Cyberprotections Cause Confusion and Concern

Governing, January 17, 2017

Amid An Assault On Voting Rights, Here’s Where Advocates See Some Hope

HuffPost, June 9, 2017

Trump’s Commission on ‘Election Integrity’ Will Lead to Massive Voter Suppression

The Nation, May 11, 2017

Whatever Happened To Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation?

Fast Company, Apr. 26, 2017

Why Republicans Can’t Find the Big Voter Fraud Conspiracy

Politico Magazine, Apr. 2, 2017

Ohio election audits find near-perfect count

WHIO, December 16, 2016

Trump supporters seek to block recounts

Dayton Daily News, December 3, 2016

Why it’s really hard to hack into voting machines

The Washington Examiner, December 3, 2016

Becker: ‘There’s No Payoff’ For Casting An Illegal Vote

The Alan Colmes Show, December 2, 2016

David Becker’s appearance on CNN

November 29, 2016

Team of more than 1,000 observers saw no voting fraud

ProPublica’s Electionland, November 28, 2016

Trump’s transition team slams Jill Stein-led recount effort as ‘frivolous fundraising scheme’

The New York Daily News, November 28, 2016

Trump team struggles for proof of his charge of vote fraud

McClatchyDC, November 28, 2016

Trump’s baseless assertions of voter fraud called ‘stunning’

Politico, November 27, 2016

Sorry, Hillary Clinton Fans. There’s ‘Zero Evidence’ of Election Hacking.

The Daily Beast, November 23, 2016

The disappearing American voter

The Hill, November 21, 2016

Arizona Not Alone In Being Perceived As A Slow Ballot-Counting State

KJZZ 91.5, November 21, 2016

What does voter turnout tell us about the 2016 election?

PBS NewsHour, November 20, 2016

Why is Arizona still counting ballots?

The Arizona Republic, November 19, 2016

David Becker’s appearance on Cheddar Video News Network

November 9, 2016

Voters in key states endured long lines, equipment failures

USAToday, November 8, 2016

Unsurprisingly, Texas Voters Confused About Voter ID Law

ProPublica’s Electionland, November 8, 2016

What happens if there isn’t a winner on Election Day?, November 8, 2016

All 50 States Ask Feds to Help Them Stop Election Day Hackers

The Daily Beast, November 8, 2016

Broken voting machines reported, but they’re not stopping voters, November 8, 2016

Dems losing voting challenges but winning on optics

Politico, November 7, 2016

Crime in Your Neighborhood: Protecting yourself and your vote

KSPR, November 7, 2016

David Becker’s appearance on CTV News Network

November 7, 2016

Why is voter turnout so low in the U.S.?

PBS NewsHour, November 6, 2016

Federal Judge Issues Restraining Order Against Trump Campaign

ProPublica’s ElectionLand, November 5, 2016

Don’t Forget to Vote: Data Shows Voting Reminders Work

NBC4 Washington, November 5, 2016

The Tech Sector and Civic Responsibility: Online Approaches to Election Day 2016

Interview with Professor Michael Cornfield, The George Washington University, November 3, 2016

Department of Homeland Security steps in to secure voting systems

Gray DC, November 1, 2016

Political engagement on social media reaches new high during US presidential election

The Drum, November 1, 2016

US election: Why does the US have such low voter turnout?

BBC, October 28, 2016

A guide to Donald Trump’s ‘rigged’ election

Politico, October 25, 2016

Voter registrations increase, high turnout expected, October 24, 2016

Voter Fraud Is Extremely Rare, Hard to Accomplish, Researchers Say

Voice of America, October 22, 2016

How Charges of Voter Fraud Became a Political Strategy

The New York Times, October 21, 2016

Trump says he’ll accept election results ‘if I win’, October 21, 2016

These 5 Points Show Just How Hard It Is To Rig An Election

Buzzfeed, October 19, 2016

Voter fraud and dead people: How tech sets things right

CNET, October 19, 2016

Election Hackers Could Erase You

The Daily Beast, October 16, 2016

Thanks to Facebook, voter registrations surge

ComputerWorld, October 14, 2016

Why hacking the US elections is extremely difficult

Deutsche Welle, October 14, 2016

Voter registration spiked in September thanks to Facebook

Mashable, October 12, 2016

A lot of people registered to vote because of Facebook last month

BusinessInsider, October 12, 2016

Facebook Helped Drive a Voter Registration Surge, Election Officials Say

The New York Times, October 12, 2016

A tiny message from Facebook significantly increased voter registration

FastCompany, October 12, 2016

Here’s How To Register To Vote Before Tuesday’s Deadline

90.5 WESA – Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station, October 5, 2016

Facebook Might Have Spurred Massive Climb In Voter Registration

Vocative, September 29, 2016

Conservatives File Voter Registration Lawsuits That Liberals Say Are Blocking Votes

National Public Radio, September 21, 2016

Election systems safe from cyberattacks, experts believe

FedScoop, September 15, 2016

Testimony before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (VIDEO)

September 13, 2016

Voting experts call fears of election hacking overblown, insist process is secure

The Dallas Morning News, September 13, 2016

Do Voter Purges Discriminate Against the Poor and Minorities?

NBC News, August 24, 2016

Jury Out on Effectiveness as Some States Make Voting Easier

The New York Times, June 4, 2016

Bogeyman at the ballot box

The Miami Herald, May 6, 2016

Why Voters Could Be Removed From The Rolls

National Public Radio, April 20, 2016

Arizona’s Voting Problems Are More Complicated Than They Look

Talking Points Memo, March 28, 2016

Pew: Voting Changes In Colorado Brought Down Cost

Capital Public Radio, March 22, 2016

How Do You Make It Easier To Vote?

MTV, March 2, 2016

Congressman pushes for Florida to join national voter registration database

Sun-Sentinel, February 16, 2016

Big Data & Analytics: Voter Registration and Elections (VIDEO)

Presentation at IBM Insight, January 16, 2016

Shorter Lines? For Elections Commission, It’s Common Sense

National Public Radio, January 14, 2014

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