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Ballot review could force Maricopa County, Ariz., to spend millions on new voting equipment

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An election law expert said the "audit" of more than 2.1 million ballots by an unqualified firm could force the county to buy entirely new voting technology.

Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says

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A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.

Georgia official calls on Trump to stop attacks on election workers

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"It has to stop," Gabriel Sterling, who manages the state's voting systems, said after a young technician received death threats fueled by far-right social media.

Secretaries of state react to CISA Director Krebs' firing

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Democratic secretaries of state were quick to praise Chris Krebs after President Donald Trump fired the CISA director, but most of their GOP counterparts have been silent.

More states offering websites, notifications to track absentee ballots

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Nearly every state offers lookup tools, emails or text messages giving voters the status of their ballots so they don't have to try to vote twice.

Internet advocates 'cautiously optimistic' about Biden broadband plans

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The presumptive Democratic nominee's broadband funding proposal "looks better than what we've seen" from Trump, a rural broadband advocate said.

Only four presidential candidates have a plan for the digital divide

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A new report from BroadbandNow.com comparing the policy positions of 14 candidates across five internet-related issues shows few have comprehensive plans.

Don't despair over Trump policies, civic tech leader says

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Code For America founder Jennifer Pahlka says technologists should continue serving government and put the mission of improved citizen services ahead of partisan politics.

Opinion: Post-Trump, local governments need to focus on engagement, not just policy

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This is how city leaders can use technology to win back trust and save democracy.

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