Microsoft Releases ElectionGuard

Microsoft Releases ElectionGuard

Back in 2018, we discussed the idea of open source voting software for upcoming elections. The same year, Microsoft revealed plans for ElectionGuard. Earlier this year, the company said they hope to have it in place nationwide before the 2020 election. The software was officially released this week and it is available on GitHub. Microsoft said they are working with all the manufacturers of voting systems to ensure ElectionGuard is incorporated quickly.

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