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Amy Klobuchar's Secure Elections Act stalls in the Senate


August 30, 2018

WASHINGTON – One of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s legislative priorities — protecting elections from cyberthreats — has stalled amid opposition from Republican lawmakers, the White House and election security advocates months before the midterm elections.

The Secure Elections Act was scheduled last week for a vote in the Senate Rules Committee, where ranking Democrat Klobuchar sponsored legislation imposing stricter requirements on states for voting equipment and postelection audits.


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