Jennifer Cohn @jennycohn1 Election security advocate & writer; attorney; Contributor @WhoWhatWhy, @NYRDaily #HandMarkedPaperBallots #ProtectOurVotes May. 31, 2019 1 min read

“[V]oting security groups are trying to rally the public behind an effort to ban Internet connections from U.S. voting machines...

The joint effort has resulted in a staggering number of people -- 50,000 -- submitting comments on the issue to @EACgov...”  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-cybersecurity-202/2019/05/30/the-cybersecurity-202-democratic-base-fired-up-by-effort-to-ban-internet-connected-voting-machines/5cef29301ad2e52231e8e870/ 

“A big catalyst for the comments came from the liberal blog Daily Kos and...People for the American Way, which sent email blasts to their members urging them to submit comments and warning that the 2020 election could be a repeat of 2016 if the effort wasn’t successful.” 1/

“The fact that a topic this technical can be an effective rallying cry for tens of thousands of people underscores that election security has become an increasingly pivotal issue in the 2020 contest — & tangible proof it's resonating with a Democratic base...” 2/

“The number of people who’d submitted comments through the group’s main Web tool surged from about 1,000 a few days before the Daily Kos email on Friday to more than 30,000 a few days after...” 3/


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