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Amid election cyber-threats, counties plead with state: Send that money

Amid election cyber-threats, counties plead with state: Send that money



2018-05-17T10:19:55+0000

"We sure wish the money was available. It's frustrating," said supervisor Mark Earley in Tallahassee's Leon County. "This is a big deal. There's certainly room for improvement, especially in smaller counties."

Faced with cyber-security threats to their voting systems, Florida election supervisors are eager to get access to some of the $19 million in federal election security money Congress sent states nearly two months ago.


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