Amid Recount Push, Assembly To Assess Election Security

State of Politics reports of a hearing by the Assembly Election Committee today “on the security and integrity of elections in New York amid concerns of foreign hacking of voter registration rolls.

The hearing also comes as former Green Party candidate Jill Stein is launching recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — swing states won by Republican Donald Trump.”

According to as Assembly hearing notice, “this hearing will examine the condition of New York State’s election infrastructure with a specific focus on the measures in place to protect the integrity of the system against cyberinfiltration or attack, whether additional Federal assistance may be necessary, and the state budget implications of ensuring the security of the state’s election systems. ”

Details: Hearing Room B in the Legislative Office Building at 10:30 AM.

 

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