Latest Updates


March 29, 2024

2 min read

WATCH: Webinar highlights dramatic expansion of voting before Election Day

A CEIR report highlights which states have led the effort to expand voting before Election Day—and which states are falling behind.

Read More

February 27, 2024

2 min read

Can and should we count ballots faster?

Ballots are counted faster and more efficiently now than ever before. Speed must never compromise accuracy.

Read More

June 01, 2023

3 min read

Readout from the Summit on American Democracy

A Note from Executive Director David Becker CEIR recently hosted the Summit on American Democracy in Washington, D.C. Attending and speaking were election officials from […]

Read More

May 04, 2023

1 min read

Webinar: Attacks on Democracy – ERIC, Election Security, and Disinformation

The Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) was launched in 2012 to keep voter lists accurate, and combat voter fraud. Over the last decade, ERIC has […]

Read More

January 17, 2019

2 min read

Michigan Joins ERIC, Half of States Now Members

Yesterday, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced that Michigan has become the 25th state to join the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, which helps […]

Read More

December 06, 2018

4 min read

CEIR in the Field: Election Day in Fairfax City

CEIR Research Associate Jenny Lovell spent Election Day 2018 in Fairfax City, Virginia, where she was an election officer. She showed up to her assigned […]

Read More

July 02, 2018

2 min read

Election Cybersecurity Improvements in Action
Colorado’s Primary Day

his past Tuesday, I was privileged to be invited to visit with election officials from the State of Colorado and Denver County during their primary […]

Read More

June 21, 2017

6 min read

The Facts About Election “Hacking” and a Plan to Counter the Threat

This morning, the Senate Intelligence Committee will hold a hearing on “Russian Interference in the 2016 Elections.” This comes in the context of recent revelations from former […]

Read More

June 15, 2017

9 min read

My Statement to the U.N. re: Increasing Democratic Participation (or, What I Did With My Summer Vacation)…

As news continues to trickle out about efforts of other nations to interfere and tamper with American elections, the line between working in U.S. elections […]

Read More

June 06, 2017

7 min read

What We Know and Don’t Know about Election “Hacks” in 2016

Yesterday, the Intercept reported on a leaked NSA document detailing Russian government efforts to hack election offices and voting technology. There are serious and disturbing claims in […]

Read More