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Maryland Investigates Russian National's Links To State Elections Software

A Russian investor purchased a company that runs portions of Maryland's voter registration software systems in 2015. State officials did not know until the FBI informed them this week.

Top Maryland lawmakers announced Friday they were informed by the FBI about links between a Russian oligarch and the software company that services parts of the state's voter registration systems.

Officials said there is no evidence of a breach in the system, but wanted to keep the public informed.

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