“When people hear how the Russians have infiltrated political parties or state election sites, they immediately jump to, ‘Oh, they can flip votes and change the result of an election,’ ” said Lawrence Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice.

There are two sets of concerns – one pertaining to online voter registration systems and the other to the equipment that voters will use to cast their ballots in November.


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