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2020 Election: Secure Your Vote

A Republican party observer, right, watches as an employee at the Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections office goes through a stack of damaged ballots, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Karina Shumate, 21, a college student, filled out a voter registration form in Richardson, Texas on Jan. 18. One big registration effort this year has drawn controversy among elections officials. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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A Big Vote Registration Push Reaches Millions — But Divides Elections Officials

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Precinct captain Carl Voss of Des Moines displays the Iowa Democratic Party caucus reporting app on his phone outside of the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Iowa Caucus Meltdown Proved Transparency Is Essential, Election-Watchers Say

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Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., (right) and Mark Warner, D-Va., — pictured in September 2018 — released a report on election security Thursday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Des Moines City Councilman and a precinct chair Carl Voss shows the app that was used for caucus results reporting on his smartphone after he unsuccessfully attempted to drop off a caucus results packet from Precinct 55 at the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters on Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Computer mouse pads with "Secure the Vote" logos on them sit on a vendor's table at an election officials conference in 2018. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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1 Simple Step Could Help Election Security. Governments Aren't Doing It

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Security experts are urging U.S. political candidates to focus more on cybersecurity to avoid embarrassing or damaging hacks. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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2020 Political Campaigns Are Trying To Avoid A 2016-Style Hack

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Then-Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann electronically cast his ballot in Jackson, Miss., on Nov. 5, 2019. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Election Officials To Convene Amid Historic Focus On Voting And Interference

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Voters cast their ballots in Sutton, New Hampshire on Nov. 8, 2016. State officials say the state's old-school paper ballots mean its election systems are more secure than in other states. Ryan McBride/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protector Of N.H. Primary Claims 'You Can't Hack This Pencil,' But Worries Persist

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How To Spot 2020 Election Disinformation

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Voters in King County, Wash., will have the opportunity to vote on their smartphones in February. It will be the first election in U.S. history in which all eligible voters will be able to vote using their personal devices. Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Exclusive: Seattle-Area Voters To Vote By Smartphone In 1st For U.S. Elections

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Intelligence Community Threats Executive Shelby Pierson told NPR that more nations may attempt more types of interference in the United States. "This isn't a Russia-only problem," she says. Kisha Ravi/NPR hide caption

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Election Security Boss: Threats To 2020 Are Now Broader, More Diverse

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Precinct leaders across Iowa will use their own smartphones to transmit the results of next month's Iowa caucuses. JGI/Tom Grill/Tetra images RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Election Security Fears, Iowa Caucuses Will Use New Smartphone App

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A voter casts a ballot in Louisville, Ky., this month. Long-serving election officials around the country are retiring ahead of the 2020 election, which could be among the most challenging to administer in the country's history. John Sommers II/Getty Images hide caption

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As 2020 Approaches, Some Experienced Election Officials Head To The Exits

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The headquarters of the military intelligence agency GRU in Moscow. The FBI and other U.S. agencies want to stop more interference like that launched from here against the U.S. in 2016. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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With Next Goal To Secure 2020 Elections, Feds Seek To Absorb Lessons From 2016

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The U.S. has spent hundreds of millions of dollars since 2016 to make election practices at every level of government more secure. Mark Ralston /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook confirmed that it met with other tech companies and U.S. national security officials to discuss aligning efforts to safeguard the 2020 presidential election. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School for the mid-term elections last November in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia is set to replace all of its voting machines, which cybersecurity experts had deemed insecure, before the 2020 elections. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyber Experts Warn Of Vulnerabilities Facing 2020 Election Machines

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