TOMORROW @ 9:30AM: Election Security Hearing on Threats to Election Officials and Infrastructure
(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, July 20th, the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a hearing to explore ongoing challenges to election security in advance of the midterm elections. While concerns such as the cybersecurity of voting machines and registration databases remain, the aftermath of the 2020 election highlighted growing threats to the physical security of elections with an increase in threats to election officials. This hearing will provide an opportunity to hear from experts in election administration and security on the current threat landscape and what actions are necessary to protect elections.
WHAT: Full Committee Hearing - The Changing Election Security Landscape: Threats to Election Officials and Infrastructure
WHEN: Wednesday, July 20 @ 9:30 am EDT
WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building
- Hon. Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Secretary of State, State of New Mexico
- Mr. Neal Kelley, Chair, Committee for Safe and Secure Elections, Former Registrar of Voters, Orange County, California
- Ms. Elizabeth Howard, Senior Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice
- Hon. Frank LaRose, Secretary of State, State of Ohio
Updated info and livestream available here.
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