Cybersecurity experts say one of the most common and easiest measures to implement is an https encryption. But while many people rely on these local county election websites as trusted sources of election and voting information — particularly in a pivotal election year — many of these information hubs lack proper security measures against cyberattacks.
The latest attempt at passing a Missouri photo ID provision will go into effect at the end of August, after Gov. Mike Parson signed a sweeping election bill into law. The new Missouri photo ID law won’t take effect until the end of August, so the changes don’t apply to Missouri’s Aug. 2 primary election. […]
Despite what election officials and lawmakers across the state heralded as a secure and successful 2020 election, voters in Missouri could soon be subject to new photo ID and other voting requirements as part of Republicans’ push for what they call “election integrity.” Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, a Republican, helped craft the more restrictive […]
Elections have been top of mind for lawmakers since 2000, when races for many seats, including the U.S. presidency, were close and highly polarized, and the pandemic raised concerns about the safety of in-person voting. Since then, some elected officials have been seeking ways to expand access to the ballot box, while others are calling for more restrictions.
In 2020, there was a push to recall Mayor Quinton Lucas, but it failed to garner enough signatures to be put on the ballot. Now, there’s an ongoing campaign to recall Councilman Eric Bunch, who represents the 4th District.
While competitive races for the U.S. Senate and House are underway at the top of Missourians’ ballots this year, a number of state legislative races in Missouri could set the tone for the upcoming session of the General Assembly. Missouri House Democrats say they are hoping to pick up several seats around the Kansas City […]
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, Missouri and Kansas voters will vote in the 2022 primary election.
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Jay Ashcroft’s comments come at a time when more voters are expressing interest in voting by mail in November.
The vote is the first in the country since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that established federal constitutional protections for abortion.