Voter registration website (Secretary of State)
|Multi Request||Voter registration website|
|Submitted||Oct. 13, 2020|
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From: Jason Koebler
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Nevada Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
A series of voter registration website outages have made national news in recent weeks:
Therefore, I request the following information:
- Contracts, plans, RFPs, and underlying information about the design of online voter registration systems
- Presentations and emails regarding these systems
- Any disaster recovery / backup plans / failsafes for voter registration databases and registration websites or emails/plans/RFPs/presentations regarding this
- Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity contracts, plans, RFPs, presentations for voter registration websites and databases
- Any cybersecurity audits/penetration test reports / RFPs and contracts regarding online voter registration systems
Please search from Jan 1, 2018 until the day this request is processed.
These documents will be used for reporting on Motherboard, VICE Media's science and tech website (www.motherboard.vice.com)
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
From: Muckrock Staff
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Nevada Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 13, 2020. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
From: Secretary of State
The Nevada Secretary of State has completed a review of your request.
You have requested:
Contracts, plans, RFPs, and underlying information about the design of online voter registration systems
Presentations and emails regarding these systems
Nevada's statewide online voter registration system is built and maintained in-house. We do not have contracts with a vendor. The individual counties have contracts but you will need to request that information from them.
Any disaster recovery / backup plans / failsafes for voter registration databases and registration websites or emails/plans/RFPs/presentations regarding this
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity contracts, plans, RFPs, presentations for voter registration websites and databases
Any cybersecurity audits/penetration test reports / RFPs and contracts regarding online voter registration systems
Records associated with this part of your request are considered confidential due to NRS 293.870 Confidentiality of records relating to security of information systems used for elections and will not be provided.
Jennifer A. Russell
Public Information Officer
Office of Nevada Secretary of State Barbara K. Cegavske
Nevada State Capitol Building
101 North Carson Street, Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701
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