Day of Action to Secure our Elections

Update November 7, 2019: The event described in this article has a more recent and up-to-date action. Please go to Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver. Deadline: 9/17 Day of Action - We’ve spoken before of the threat to our elections from foreign interference and the need to provide funding for our state … Continue reading Day of Action to Secure our Elections

Take action to secure our elections

Deadline: call your MoCs, and register now for 8/20 webinar - The evidence is clear: in 2016, Russia targeted voting systems in all 50 states and used social media to spread disinformation and disunity among the electorate. The entire national security community agrees that election interference in 2016 was only a preview of what's to … Continue reading Take action to secure our elections

IEB’s May meeting with Assemblymembers Bonta & Wicks

By Ted Lam Editors' note: for each bill discussed we include its number (starting with AB for “Assembly bill,” SB for “Senate bill,” or “ACA” for “Assembly Constitutional Amendment”), its official name, and, where we know, its current status as of this writing, May 28. The legislative deadline to pass bills through their house of … Continue reading IEB’s May meeting with Assemblymembers Bonta & Wicks

H.R. 1 is Priority One

By Ion Yannopoulos and Ann Daniels Even little kids know how voting works: you vote, your vote gets counted, everyone else’s vote gets counted, the totals are added up, and the winner is the one who gets the most votes. Simple. Or not. In real-life elections, there are so many ways this goes wrong. Let’s … Continue reading H.R. 1 is Priority One

Town Hall on Securing Our Elections

https://www.facebook.com/RepMarkDeSaulnier/videos/318525062025961/ By Ted Landau For Representative Mark DeSaulnier’s 61st Town Hall since taking office, he focused on a single critical and timely issue: Securing Our Elections. Free and fair elections are the foundation of our democracy. Unfortunately, as evidenced by Russian interference with the 2016 election, the integrity of our voting process has never been … Continue reading Town Hall on Securing Our Elections

Protecting American Votes & Elections Act

This action will appear in the Indivisible East Bay newsletter on July 26, 2018.  Deadline: ASAP and ongoing -- Even without Russian hacking, elections can be compromised if we don't protect the ballots! Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced S.3049, the PAVE Act, to require that all voters have the option to use hand marked paper … Continue reading Protecting American Votes & Elections Act

Risk-limiting audits: did your vote count?

This action originally appeared in the Indivisible East Bay newsletter on June 14, 2018. At that time, the deadline to make a call was Monday June 18; we will update as the status changes. June 19 update Thank you for all your calls and letters — it’s working! Today, AB 2125 was heard in the Senate … Continue reading Risk-limiting audits: did your vote count?