Washington state to receive $8 million for voting security

KREM2: The security of our election infrastructure is a big topic across the nation right now.

Following the 2016 presidential election, the Department of Homeland security reportedly contacted 21 states to alert them that Russia had attempted to hack their election systems.

Officials reported there was no evidence that vote totals had been affected, but in the months since, many have begun to worry about the likelihood that these attacks will happen again in future elections.

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