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NAS report says paper ballots should be used in elections, Congress should appropriate security funds

September 7, 2018 |

All federal, state, and local elections should be conducted through the use of paper ballots by the time of the 2020 presidential election, a National Academies of Sciences report released Thursday found, as all types of existing voting technology are susceptible to hacking.

The report, put together by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, looked into ways to secure voting overall, with authors of the report including cybersecurity experts, legal and election scholars, social scientists, and election...

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