Voting systems face threats not only from foreign countries, but also the wear-and-tear of decades of use. Election officials are largely doing what they can, but recent progress is short of what current circumstances demand.
The letter shares five specific steps states must take to protect election infrastructure from foreign interference and hacking. Signatories include individuals with a broad array of backgrounds and experience.
Election security and public faith in our democratic process are inextricably linked to America’s economic and national security, and more crucial voices are joining the diverse group pushing for change.