elections

A mail-in ballot for Pennsylvania
A new report from Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security recommends expanded vote by mail, avoiding online voting and recruiting less vulnerable poll workers to keep the upcoming primary and presidential elections secure.
Researchers from Pitt and Harvard offer their take on this week’s Super Tuesday results and describe how civic engagement is changing in light of the 2008 and 2016 presidential elections.
Preet Bharara shoulders and up wearing blue sportcoat and blue dress shirt
Author and attorney Preet Bharara and Pitt Cyber’s David Hickton engaged with the Pitt community on subjects ranging from the Department of Justice, citizen responsibility and how future lawyers can be leaders in a packed Feb. 13 forum.
an "I Voted" sticker that's broken into pieces on top of a background of 1s and 0s
The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security, co-chaired by Pitt Cyber’s David Hickton, urges the state to issue bonds, require audits and create emergency plans to protect elections.
woman walking into a brick polling place building with a VOTE HERE sandwich board outside
Voter-verifiable paper ballots and changes to the voter registration process were among the recommendations Pitt’s David Hickton recently offered to the Pennsylvania House and Senate.