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France vs. Fake News Offers Test Case for Democratic Dilemma

By Angela Charlton and Oleg Cetinic | Jan 16
Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? France is about to find out, after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns.

Local Voting Districts Seen As Crucial to Election Security

By Christina A. Cassidy | Nov 8
Amid evidence that Russian hackers may have tried to meddle with last year's presidential election, concerns mount around the huge security challenge posed by the nation's 10,000 voting jurisdictions.

Researcher Finds Georgia Voter Records Exposed on Internet

By Frak Bajak | Jun 16
A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's election technology, days before the state holds a closely watched congressional runoff vote on June 20.

U.S. Watched Russia Hack French Systems During Election

By Deb Reichmann | May 11
The United States watched Russians hack France's computer networks during the election and tipped off French officials before it became public, a U.S. cyber official told the Senate on Tuesday.

Democrats Planning Multi-Year Strategy to Recapture Seats

By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Nov 18
Democrats need to map out a multi-year election strategy to maintain the White House, recapture seats in Congress and in state legislatures and rebuild their bench of candidates.

Secretive Groups Poured $25 M Into State Elections

By Philip Elliott | Dec 17
The Center for Public Integrity analysis also showed that the secretive outside groups were quite successful, exceeding the victory rates of groups that disclose their donors.

Openly and Pro Gay Candidates Run the Ticket

By Sue O'Connell | Sep 11
It may actually be that the low voter turnout combined with the openly gay, pro gay and female candidates (including those in the Governor's Council race) allowed the progressive voters to call the shots for once.

Paul Ryan Keeping 2016 Options Open

Feb 19
Rep. Paul Ryan, the most recent Republican nominee for vice president, said Tuesday he’s keeping his options open about a prospective run for president but won’t look at the 2016 contest in earnest until after Congress breaks for the year.

Elections A Mixed Bag for LGBT Virginians

By John Riley | Nov 7
LGBT Virginians can breathe a little easier following Tuesday’s statewide and local elections, but the community still faces daunting challenges in Richmond.

Pro-LGBT Candidates Top the Tickets

By Sue O’Connell | Nov 7
GLBT (and pro-GLBT) candidates won in the Boston and Cambridge city elections Nov. 5.

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