Voting Security Has Come A Long Way Since 2016 — But Vulnerabilities Remain

November 3, 2020

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Philip Stark is featured in this National Public Radio (NPR) article about the changing landscape of election security. "We really need systems where, if they malfunction, they always generate public evidence that can be used to show that they malfunctioned," Stark says. Conversely, risk limiting audits -- considered to be the "gold standard" of post-election audits -- allow election official to demonstrate the correctness of an elections outcome, despite whatever malfunctions might have occurred.  But only a few states are using risk limiting audits so far.  Read the full article here:

Voting Security Has Come A Long Way Since 2016 — But Vulnerabilities Remain 
November 3, 2020  |    Miles Parks   |  NPR

 



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Philip Stark

Statistics; Mathematical and Physical Sciences, UC Berkeley
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