As a vendor, we attend about 25 conferences for election and government officials per year. And of those 25 events, iGO has continuously stood out as the organization that wants to create a meaningful gathering for the best in networking and learning.
The working group was formed to increase cybersecurity awareness and education throughout the election subsector.
Election Day 2018: A View from the Polls As a voting technology company, helping our partners deliver high-integrity, secure elections is our mission. Our goal is to make heroes out of our customers, and to effectively do that, we need to understand every aspect of their job. We feel the best way to learn is [...]
8 Ways GIS Prevents Districting Distress Imagine discovering that a city council member’s home address was listed in the wrong district, and she has been serving the wrong constituents for years. Or, a tight race is decided by 57 votes...and an investigation reveals that 150 new addresses were accidentally incorrectly assigned to that jurisdiction when [...]
Listen to the podcast! What are the headwinds and tailwinds to the work Votem is doing? Why is Votem focused on secure and accessible voting? How is Votem improving voting for voters? election officials? What is the impact and feedback from elections run Votem's platform? This podcast features Jeffrey Stern of Votem, [...]
Vote of Confidence: Polling Places Tragedies Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people in Afghanistan who were senselessly killed as they stood in line to register to vote. It is our sincere hope that our work at Votem will help create a future where is mass violence against voters is [...]
Vote of Confidence: Voting for the Ages This past Tuesday, a bill was submitted to the DC Council that would lower the District’s voting age in all elections to 16. If passed, the bill would allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in everything from local to federal contests. With Congress having the final [...]
Vote of Confidence: Who Paper Hurts the Most Last week, we explored why the arguments for paper-based voting systems don’t stand up as well as they may seem. As previously stated in this series, paper certainly resolves some of the most pressing issues with today’s outdated voting machines but a regression to exclusively [...]
Vote of Confidence: The Mobile Doubters and Paper (Voting) Tigers In 1920, The New York Times famously made the contention that “no rocket will ever leave the earth’s atmosphere.” In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into orbit, smashing the Times’ prediction and launching the world’s two major powers into a space [...]
Vote of Confidence: I’ve Seen the Enemy of Elections, and It’s US Recent indictments of Russian nationals in connection with meddling during the 2016 Presidential Election has reignited a conversation about the security of our voting process. The American public is justifiably apprehensive about their votes being taken, sold, or even changed by a [...]