Florida effort to block election hacking gets extra $2M

Associated Press: Florida’s county elections departments will retain $2.3 million in unspent grant money aimed at stopping cyber-attacks on the state’s voting system, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday.

DeSantis announced the unspent money is left over from a $19 million federal grant given last year to combat potential attacks on the Florida’s voting system and was supposed to be returned to the state. It will be combined with $2.8 million in state funding currently budgeted.

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