Election Process Protection (2017-2023): Growing Accountability of the Election Process Needs to Happen to Protect a Democracy - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report "Election Process Protection - Voting Center Vulnerability: Systems Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide - 2017-2023" to their offering.

Political campaigning accounting for billions of dollars in spending, and domination of the news cycle (as James Michael Curley said so famously, Just spell my name right) get all the headlines. But what really matters in the end for the democratic process is the mechanics of running the election. We need a process that cannot be subverted. Countries, nations, states, regions, and counties need a process that counts the votes accurately and lets all qualified people vote.

Democracies need a vote counting process that makes all fraud detectable immediately as the votes are being counted, there needs to be protections built in so that all observers, including the independent media have instant confidence in the integrity of the election process.

Russian efforts to hack voting systems in the United States have been well publicized. What has been less apparent is the inherent vulnerabilities of many of the voting systems in the US and elsewhere. Prelude to Custom Election Process Research: James B. Comey, former director of the F.B.I. Has indicated that Russian operatives intervened in the 2016 presidential election and that it could happen again. Russian hackers are the best in the world, that is why they are so good at building computer security systems, because they know how to hacek.

Growing accountability of the election process needs to happen to protect a democracy. Election computer systems present great vulnerability and need to be designed in a manner that protects the integrity of the vote registration and the voting counting process. Administrators are realizing the benefits as related to the quality of high quality, low cost systems.

Companies Mentioned

  • Avante International Technology, Inc.
  • Clear Ballot Group, Inc.
  • Dominion Voting Systems Corp (This company purchased Sequoia Voting Systems)
  • Election Systems & Software, Inc (ES&S)
  • Everyone Counts, Inc.
  • Hart InterCivic, Inc.
  • MicroVote General Corp.
  • Open Source Digital Voting Foundation
  • Precise Voting, LLC
  • Premier Election Solutions, Inc.
  • Sequoia Voting Systems
  • Smartmatic USA Corporation
  • SOE Software, a Scytl Company
  • TruVote International
  • Unisyn Voting Solutions

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Computing and Technology, Political Science