The threat of foreign interference in U.S. elections remains, so the federal government must help state and local officials shore up defenses, according to a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice.
The National Governors Association-sponsored policy academy will help officials from Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia devise communications and response plans to deploy if their election systems come under attack.
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Since the 2016 election, Democrats in a number of states have been pushing lawmakers to adopt a compact to give a state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote. Will Republicans join the cause?