Election officials fear copycat attacks as ‘insider threats’ loom

Posted on AllSides July 13th, 2022
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Election officials are confronting a wave of threats and security challenges coming from a troubling source: inside the election system itself.

In interviews on the sidelines of the National Association of Secretaries of State’s summer conference, a dozen chief election administrators detailed a growing number of “insider threats” leading to attempted or successful election security breaches aided by local officials. The most prominent was in Colorado, where a county clerk was indicted for her role in facilitating unauthorized access to voting machines. But there have been similar instances elsewhere, including in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Ohio....

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