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DeSantis Redistributes Election Security Money

A month after learning Russian hackers breached elections systems in two Florida counties in 2016, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said his administration is focused on identifying “any vulnerabilities” ahead of next year’s elections. The Republican governor announced he is redistributing $2.3 million in election-security money that went unspent by …

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DeSantis Orders Elections Security Review

Eight days after being notified that Russia hacked into two Florida county's election records during the 2016 election, Gov. DeSantis directed the Secretary of State to conduct a review of the security of state and county elections systems.

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Three Key Election Officials Have No Previous Election Experience

Updated: Feb. 12, 9:56 p.m.:  Florida’s new secretary of state and two key election supervisors in some of the state’s most-populous counties have never run an election. The officials have taken over central roles for future elections, with no previous experience besides voting themselves. They include recently appointed Secretary of …

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