Americans will likely see misinformation surrounding the vote count. Understanding how votes are counted and reported in battleground states could help inoculate against it.
Alex Zaheer is a Computer Science Bachelor's and Cyberpolicy Master's student at Stanford working on election security for the Healthy Elections Project. He is also a research assistant at the Stanford Internet Observatory.
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Online voting is far from ready to be rolled out in U.S. elections. What can be done in the meantime?
The failure to secure digital election systems would be a glaring concern in any election year. COVID-19 will only exacerbate these issues.