Category Archives: Voting

NY Senate Democrats Introduce Plans for Voting Reforms

NY Senate Democrats Introduce Plans for Voting Reforms

Despite New York’s long history of political engagement, the Empire State has struggled to combat consistently low voter turnout in recent years. Following the 2016 general election, a report from Nonprofit VOTE found that New York ranked 41st in the nation for voter turnout, with barely 57 percent of eligible voters casting ballots. New York’s ranking… Continue Reading

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Election Security Bill

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Election Security Bill

Since American intelligence agencies revealed that Russian hackers attempted to probe electronic voting machines prior to the 2016 presidential election, election security has become a hot topic of discussion among politicians and computer scientists. Now, a new bipartisan bill called the Secure Elections Act is aiming quell concerns about voting machine vulnerabilities in time for… Continue Reading

Voter Fraud? Never with Honest Ballot

Voter Fraud? Never with Honest Ballot

Did voter fraud take place during the 2016 presidential election? That’s the case that newly elected President Donald Trump is trying to make right now. Trump won the Electoral College vote by a wide margin over his opponent Hillary Clinton, but he did not win the popular vote during the general election, which has led… Continue Reading

E-Vote-Lution: A History of Voting Machines

E-Vote-Lution: A History of Voting Machines

Voting hasn’t always been a high-tech affair. Sure, you still use a pen and paper to cast your vote in an election in most states, but the high-tech voting machine that scans and documents your choices have only been around for a few years. Before the age of voting machines, things were very different. According… Continue Reading

Advantages of Renting Voting Machines

We’ll admit: You probably don’t want to hear too much about elections right now. That’s totally understandable, but we’re not here to talk about the presidential race. Instead, we’re taking a look at voting machines and how they can help you and your organization. At the Honest Ballot Association, we help groups of all sizes… Continue Reading