New Jersey state data center goes dark temporarily as primary election looms


The governor's office says the data center is mostly back online, but some public disclosure opportunities related to the election may have been lost.

Should we open source election software?


Commentary: If we do, it should be done with caution says Tim Mackey, technical evangelist for Black Duck Software.

States redesign election cybersecurity with $380 million boost


New post-election audits and the installation of paper-based voting machines are among the projects the federal grants will support.

Campaign finance tracker simplifies funding data


Campaign finance data is already available, but this artificial intelligence tool makes finding the numbers easy.

Virginia overhauls election results website to combat crashes


The state's Department of Elections is moving its Web offerings to the cloud to prevent the slowdowns and failures that plagued the 2014 election season.

Kentucky's health care exchange faces uncertain future following governor race


The victory of Republican Matt Bevin, who's pledged to dismantle the state-based exchange, has experts concerned for the system's survival.