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Graphic for CDT report, entitled “De-Weaponizing and Standardizing the Post-Election Audit.” A column of ballots is arranged in blue, green, and red, overlapping with scanline patterns in bright blue, purple, and teal. Black background, and white text and CDT logo.

De-Weaponizing and Standardizing the Post-Election Audit

Graphic for CDT's Elections & Democracy work. White background, with "Elections and Democracy" in light and dark blue text, with a similar-colored ballot box – and a ballot with a digitized trail. Small black CDT logo.

Only 1 in 4 Election Websites Uses the .gov Domain. That’s a Problem — and an Opportunity

CDT Joins Letter to Social Media Platforms Reiterating Importance of Curbing the Spread of Disinformation Before U.S. Midterms. White document on a grey background.

CDT Joins Letter to Social Media Platforms Reiterating Importance of Curbing the Spread of Disinformation Before U.S. Midterms

Graphic for CDT's Elections & Democracy work. White background, with "Elections and Democracy" in light and dark blue text, with a similar-colored ballot box – and a ballot with a digitized trail. Small black CDT logo.

Ranked Choice Voting Results Don’t Have to Be Slow

Graphic for a CDT election security report, entitled "No Simple Answers: A Primer on Ballot Marking Device Security." Three rows of four ballot marking devices in purple, blue and light yellow colors. Subtle QR code over a light blue to purple gradient background. QR code graphic source: Bobmath and authors of en:QR code, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

No Simple Answers: A Primer on Ballot Marking Device Security

Graphic for CDT's Election Security work. Blue background, with "Election Security" in white and dark blue text, with a similar-colored ballot box – and a ballot with a digitized trail. Small CDT logo.

Do Ballot Barcodes Threaten Election Security?

CDT joins a sign on letter urging social media platforms to fight disinformation, and protect democracy in advance of the upcoming elections. White document on a dark grey background.

CDT Joins Letter Urging Social Media Platforms to Fight Disinformation, Protect Democracy in Advance of Upcoming Elections

Graphic for CDT's Election Security work. Blue background, with "Election Security" in white and dark blue text, with a similar-colored ballot box – and a ballot with a digitized trail. Small CDT logo.

Booster Shots for Democracy

A CDT and KAS report, entitled "A Lie Can Travel: Election Disinformation in the United States, Brazil, and France." Three human figures, all getting information in different ways while standing above a map from different countries. Blue / green, dark blue, white and black colors. A Jonathan Swift quote in a circle: "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." (Commonly misattributed to Mark Twain.)

A Lie Can Travel: Election Disinformation in the United States, Brazil, and France (CDT report published by KAS)

CDT report entitled "Split Decisions: Guidance for Measuring Locality Preservation in District Maps." CDT logo in blue. A close up of pale red, blue, and transient districts with white boundary lines.

Report – Split Decisions: Guidance for Measuring Locality Preservation in District Maps

Graphic for CDT's Election Security work. White background, with "Election Security" in dark and light blue text, with a similar-colored ballot box – and a ballot with a digitized trail. Small CDT logo.

We Need a Way to Distinguish Good Post-Election Audits from Bad Ones

CDT Testimony Before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Election Security