White Paper: Rights and Remedies Implicated by Election Hacking

  • November 15, 2018

This paper provides an overview of some of the key legal issues that would be relevant to lawyers or courts facing credible evidence of a hack impacting the conduct or outcome of an election. Its aim is to provide guidance so that litigants and courts can find practical ways to remedy the effects of election hacking in a way that is consistent with applicable legal requirements and reflects the importance of accurately counting every single ballot. This paper is intended to assist those seeking to protect the integrity of the democratic enterprise by providing an orderly framework for navigating the complex issues raised in the chaotic, fast-paced post-election context.

Rights and Remedies Implicated by Election Hacking (Text)