On Monday, June 1, at 3:00 p.m., the House Homeland Security Committee will hold a videoconference on election security and integrity during a pandemic. The committee will hear testimony from Wendy Weiser, the vice president of the Brennan Center for Justice, and LaShawn Warren, the executive vice president of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
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Among the many things affected by COVID-19 is the electoral process. European leaders are struggling with scheduled local, regional, parliamentary, and presidential elections.
The COVID-19 pandemic will fundamentally change the 2020 election. How can the U.S. protect the election while ensuring public health?
Rather than waiting on Congress, states can use unspent funds for cybersecurity.
Democrats and Republicans alike should prioritize responding to interference from Beijing, imposing additional sanctions on malign actors, closing financial loopholes, raising standards for technology companies and improving election security.
Today, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on securing America's elections. The committee will hear testimony from Matthew Masterson, a senior cybersecurity adviser at the Department of Homeland Security; Nikki Floris, the deputy
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a redacted report on Russian active measures campaigns in the 2016 election. This document, reportedly the second of five volumes, is titled, “Volume 2: Russia's Use of Social Media with Additional Views.” The complete document is available here and below.
The good news is that national security bipartisanship in Congress lives. The bad news is that the only place it lives is in the pages of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on Russian election interference.
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a redacted report on Russian active measures campaigns in the 2016 election. This document, reportedly the first of five volumes, is titled, “Volume 1: Russian Efforts Against Election Infrastructure with Additional Views.” The complete document is available here and below.
The years since the 2016 election have been a national trauma that the U.S. shouldn’t be eager to revisit. Yet almost no policy changes have been made as a result of what the country has learned from the Mueller investigation and related events. In this post, I’d like to start assembling a menu of possible reforms that address the lessons learned from what Lawfare sometimes calls L’Affaire Russe.