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McLean County Clerk Kathy Michael said Thursday she’s “very comfortable” with the enhanced cybersecurity protections put in place across Illinois’ election infrastructure following a 2016 breach.

Election Security: Partisan Or Practical?

Aug 10, 2018
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Illinois election officials are still trying to determine how best to safeguard the election process and voter data. That’s after Russians hacked the Illinois voter log in the 2016 election, exposing 76,000 voter registrations.

Some voter information, though, is not under state control.