US Election Systems More Secure, But Voting Problems Persist

A key concern is that five states exclusively use electronic voting machines that do not produce a paper trail that can be used to verify election results if questions about the final tally arise.

  • Published 5 November 2018
Older man voting at elections, hand putting ballot paper in ballot box.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Tuesday’s midterm elections will mark the first nationwide voting since Russia targeted state election systems in the 2016 presidential race, with federal, state and local officials seeking to reassure the public their voting systems are secure. There have been no signs so far that Russia or any other foreign actor has tried to launch cyberattacks against voting systems in any state, according to federal authorities. The Department of Homeland Security has been…

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