A simple step every state could take to safeguard elections

ELECTION SECURITY is a complex challenge. One essential step, however, is so simple it can be carried out with a pen and paper.

Pennsylvania officials have announced that Philadelphia and Mercer County will conduct a post-election pilot next month of what’s called a risk-limiting audit. The procedure is new to most of the country, but 12 states are experimenting with it — because it’s that much of a no-brainer.

Source: Election security that Mitch McConnell should get behind – The Washington Post