Evans: These changes won’t improve election security

Iowa’s 2020 election was one for the record books — with 1.7 million people marking ballots. It was an impressive turnout in Iowa — with 76 percent of Iowa’s eligible voters taking part. There were no allegations of election fraud or polling place shenanigans in Iowa. No one suggested people from cemeteries were casting ballots in our state. Randy Evans
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Randy Evans is the executive director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council.

Podcast: The Voices Of Tired Voters

Election Day on Nov. 8, 2016, marks the end of a long, long presidential campaign in Iowa, where the presidential campaign began well before the first presidential precinct caucuses in the state on Feb. 1, 2016. Given the length and tone of the campaign, are Iowa voters sick of the whole thing? A clue to the answer in this IowaWatch Connection report can be found in the title of a companion story at IowaWatch: “Iowa Voters Say They’re Tired Of Presidential Campaign, But Still Show High Interest.”