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Bipartisan group of four senators weighs in with bill to protect elections from foreign interference

March 15, 2019 |
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A bipartisan bill introduced Thursday – by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) – would prohibit foreign nations or nationals from owning or controlling companies involved in the U.S. election infrastructure.

The Protect Our Elections Act would exclude the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand from the ban on owning or controlling election system companies, and would require state and local governments to conduct an annual evaluation of their...

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