Government Surveillance

CFA and Public Interest Groups Strongly Oppose Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity Request

CFA and public interest groups strongly oppose the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity request for voter record information and urge the National Association of State Secretaries not to comply. This is sensitive, personal information that individuals are often required to provide to be eligible to vote. There is no indication how the information will  be used, who will have access to it, or what safeguards will be established. Moreover, it appears that the  Presidential Commission has failed to undertake and publish a Privacy Impact Assessment, which is required for the federal government, prior to the collection of personal data.

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