10 Election Security Predictions For The 2020 US Presidential Election

As I write, we have a hurricane pounding my home state of Texas and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our personal and professional lives. In that context, it’s easy not to worry about secondary societal issues like the security of the November presidential elections. As a political science undergraduate, former intelligence officer and current security professional, I have paid more attention in the last several months to election security trends than the average citizen.

Sadly, I have a dystopian view of what I think may happen in November given the open discussions about confidence in the results should President Trump lose. My major thoughts — in the form of predictions — capture the most recent events in electioneering, including results from certain run-offs that happened this summer. My top predictions are as follows.

Categories: Election Security

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