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Primary to feature new security system


Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is reminding lawmakers of emerging cybersecurity threats in an open letter to legislators and county election officials. The state’s top election official underscored why modernizing technology this year is imperative.

“As a state, we cannot combat the national cyber threat to our election system with aging technology,” Secretary Wyman wrote. “Washington has launched an important tool to combat cyber threats. All 39 counties have already begun using this tool, the VoteWA system.”

Wyman’s remarks were directed to quell fears expressed in a...

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