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The Most Hackable Election System in the U.S. Will Probably Stay That Way

Georgia lawmakers side with disability advocates over cybersecurity professionals
Early midterm voting in Atlanta in October 2018

Lou Ann Blake took the microphone in a crowded auditorium near Macon, Ga., last August and articulated a position that puts her at odds with almost every cybersecurity professional in the U.S.

An election accessibility director for the National Federation of the Blind, Blake was testifying before a committee formed by then-Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp to recommend how to replace the state’s computerized voting equipment, which cyber experts have called the most hackable in the country. Georgia shouldn’t adopt the

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