Audit finds practices for protecting elections in place, but reveals shortcomings

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Kansas counties have many safeguards in place for protecting the security of elections, but they’re also deficient in some areas such as securing voting machines from tampering when deployed for elections, a new audit says.

In reviewing 13 counties statewide, the audit found that larger counties had stronger security practices than smaller counties, mostly likely because of their greater security needs and a wealth of resources and staff.

"Security isn’t as good as it could or should be," the audit . . .


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