1) ACTION: Contact Press to Cover Hackability of Electronic Voting Systems
Email email@example.com asking them to cover hackability of electronic voting systems and all the shady dealings around them. Here's a script to use as a template or verbatim:
Subj: Why are electronic voting systems so vulnerable?
PBS FRONTLINE VIDEO: States Race to Secure Their Voting Systems Before Hackers Strike Again
The 2020 election may be America's only chance to get rid of a lawless president, his administration, and their enablers in Congress. But should we rely on electronic voting machines to deliver an accurate outcome? Please do a deep dive into the hackability of voting systems in this country. The last time you featured this topic (before the 2018 mid-terms in States Race to Secure Their Voting Systems Before Hackers Strike Again) you focused on foreign interference. There is so much more.
Why are these machines so vulnerable? New "Hybrid" Voting System Can Change Paper Ballot After It's Been Cast https://whowhatwhy.org/2019/03/19/permission-to-cheat-audits-cant-detect-fake-votes-on-new-hybrid-voting-machines/
Why do jurisdictions purchase them despite cybersecurity expert warnings against?
Philly's Voting Machine Fiasco is Even Worse than you Thought https://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/phillys-voting-machine-fiasco/
Ballot-Marking Devices Cannot Assure the Will of the People https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3375755
Why do voting machine vendors get to be so secretive about their systems when they're literally holding our democracy in their hands? Hacks, Security Gaps, and Oligarchs: The business of voting comes under scrutiny https://www.npr.org/2018/09/21/649535367/hacks-security-gaps-and-oligarchs-the-business-of-voting-comes-under-scrutiny
What's with the cozy relationship between buyers and sellers and politicians and lobbyists?
Trips to Vegas & Chocolate Covered Pretzels: Election Vendors Come Under Scrutiny https://www.npr.org/2019/05/02/718270183/trips-to-vegas-and-chocolate-covered-pretzels-election-vendors-come-under-scruti?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social
Who's Behind Voting Machine Makers Across the Nation: Money of Unclear Origins https://apnews.com/cbc30e6a059a41ff8ba4d4da2f120f79
22 Counties in Kentucky Use Voting Machines from Company [ES&S] That Donated $30K to GOP https://gritpost.com/22-kentucky-counties-voting-machines/
How Voting Machine Lobbyists Undermine the Democratic Process https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/how-voting-machine-lobbyists-undermine-the-democratic-process
Why isn't this in the news way more often? (Dan Rather also wants to know, as he states in the I Voted? documentary) http://www.ivotedmovie.com/.
Please can you cover this to help bring this to mainstream media?
2) WHAT TO READ: Our Picks
Breaking: In Major Decision, 3-Judge Federal District Court Unanimously Rejects Motion to Put Texas Back Under Federal Supervision over Voting, Despite Continuing Concerns About Texas’s Intentional Racial Discrimination