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How Secure Is America's Election System?

National Archives and Records Administration.

Russia interfered in  the 2016 presidential election. That’s the consensus of a long list of U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA and the FBI. Now, the Director of National Intelligence is warning of foreign interference in this year’s election.

Adding to the possible risk is aging equipment, the lack of a paper trail in some states, and human error.

Is the election safe across the country? Joining  Tom are voting security experts Liz Howard, from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU, and Kim Zetter, a journalist who has covered cybersecurity for more than a decade.  Then, Tom asks Maryland State Election Administrator Linda Lamone  what’s being done to secure the vote closer to home.

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