OK Senator pushes for stronger cybersecurity in US elections

OK Senator pushes for stronger cybersecurity in US elections

WASHINGTON D.C. (KSWO)- Oklahoma Senator James Lankford is pushing for stronger cybersecurity in US elections. Today, he joined other senators in introducing the Secure Elections Act.

It follows intelligence reports that Russia hacked presidential campaign accounts, launched cyber attacks in at least 21 states, and attacked a US voting systems software company.

The proposed legislation would streamline information-sharing between federal intelligence entities and state election agencies. It would also provide security clearances to state election officials and state support for cybersecurity.

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