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HOUSE ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE TO MAKE ELECTION SECURITY A 'PRIMARY FOCUS'

May 8, 2019
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The secretaries of state of Michigan and Alabama went before the House Administration Committee Wednesday to advocate for more federal resources to secure election systems against cyber attacks and committee leaders vowed to make the issue a "primary focus."

“Federal action is needed now to grasp the scope of the problem and to innovate concrete solutions that can be implemented before the next federal election cycle in 2020,” House Administration Committee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) said at the hearing on election security. “This goal will be a primary focus of this committee moving forward. No matter your side of the aisle, the oath of upholding democracy as citizens and elected leaders is fundamental.”

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