Ohio Association of Election Officials

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Voting rights advocates, computer security experts and some county elections officials gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for a cybersecurity initiative. Some say they feel like they have the information they need to protect Ohio’s upcoming primary. 

Franklin County Board of Elections Deputy Director David Payne says he’s not worried so much about the election process itself. “It would be very, very, difficult for anybody to change a vote.”

County boards of elections in Ohio are bringing in experts to size up whether their computer systems are vulnerable to hackers.

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