Election 2018

Advice to new governors: Build IT modernization efforts around service delivery


Efforts that don't result in better service delivery are "pointless," says Code for America Founder Jennifer Pahlka.

Glitchy voting machines in South Carolina spur new investment


Officials aim to replace 13,000 aging machines faulted for long lines at polling places and reports the devices changed voters' choices.

20 states are probably getting new CIOs


The biggest realignment in state leadership since 2010 means changes are coming for many chief information officers and the agencies they lead.

West Virginia says 144 people voted using mobile blockchain app


Overseas residents like active-duty military members were able to cast their ballots in this year's election using the blockchain-backed Voatz mobile app.

No cyberattacks detected against states' election systems, feds say


After nearly two years of preparation by state election officials, there were no reports of malicious cyber-activity against voting systems on Election Day.

Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections


With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.