Jerod MacDonald-Evoy is a reporter for the Arizona Mirror, a sister publication of the Iowa Capital Dispatch.
Iowa man arrested for threatening to lynch Arizona official over election fraud claims
By: Jerod MacDonald-Evoy - October 6, 2022
A 64-year-old Iowa man has been arrested for threatening to lynch Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman and an employee of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office for not investigating claims of fictitious voter fraud. “When we come to lynch your stupid lying Commie [expletive], you’ll remember that you lied on the [expletive] Bible, you piece of […]
Voting machine hacks: How secure are your votes?
By: Jerod MacDonald-Evoy - October 6, 2020
There is no evidence, despite partisan claims to the contrary, that mail-in ballots are rife with voting fraud — but there are parts of the election system that security researchers say are at far greater risk for malicious activity. National elections like the one in November, when Americans will decide whether Donald Trump or Joe […]
Unsealed Google lawsuit docs show its own engineers were confused by privacy settings
By: Jerod MacDonald-Evoy - August 26, 2020
In internal emails unsealed recently in an ongoing consumer fraud lawsuit, Google employees admitted that some parts of their applications’ location privacy settings were confusing and could be misleading. In May, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a heavily redacted lawsuit alleging that Google’s data-collection processes had violated the state’s Consumer Fraud Act. The Arizona […]