Aging voting machines cause for concern in upcoming elections

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As Election Year draws near, voters are concerned about voting safety.

A new report on election security says states like Alabama need more federal money to safeguard elections from outside threats. State election officials say they need to replace old voting machines used in most counties.

They also want to establish a “cyber navigator program” to help local officials protect their systems. The report noted unsuccessful cyberattacks against Alabama’s voter registration database in 2016.

You can read the whole report below, or by clicking here:

Election Security Report 2019 by Claire Farrow on Scribd

For more information on voter safety, click here.

Source: Bennan Center for Justice

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