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Michelle Wilcox, Ohio Assn. Of Election Officials

Focusing on Cybersecurity in Campaigns and Elections

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Voting rights advocates, computer security experts and some county elections officials gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for in a cybersecurity initiative. And some say they feel like they have the information they need to protect Ohio’s upcoming primary. Franklin County Board of Elections Deputy Director David Payne says he’s not worried so much about the election… Read More

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose

Secretary Of State: No One Should Share Fake Election Info, Not Even Trump

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The state’s chief elections officer is criticizing President Trump and other key figures for sharing rumors and false information related to voting, recently about the Iowa caucuses but going all the way back to the 2016 election. This comes as Ohioans prepare to start early voting in two weeks for the presidential primary in March…. Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Local Boards of Elections Focus on Security

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Ohio’s Secretary of State says a recent attempt by a computer in Panama to insert code into his office’s website was unsuccessful. But state leaders say this incident underscores why a comprehensive election security plan must be put in place soon. The attempted hack into the Secretary of State’s website was thwarted. Secretary of State Frank LaRose says no… Read More

Kentucky Democrats: ‘Just Say Nyet to Moscow Mitch’

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Democrats in Mitch McConnell’s home state are pitching “Moscow Mitch” merchandise to try and capitalize on a bitter dispute involving the Kentucky senator over election security legislation. The Kentucky Democratic Party said Wednesday it’s launching the “Moscow Mitch” webstore in a dig at the Senate majority leader. The party is selling… Read More