Kim Wyman

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Protestors in support of former President Donald Trump gather outside Veterans Memorial Coliseum where Ballots from the 2020 general election wait to be counted on May 1, 2021 in Phoenix. The Maricopa County ballot recount comes after two election audits found no evidence of widespread fraud in Arizona. (Courtney Pedroza / Getty Images)

Ongoing threats against election administration fuel ‘anxiety and dread,’ officials tell Senate

A hearing on threats against election workers, egged on by falsehoods about the 2020 presidential contest, turned emotional at times.
Jen Easterly, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, speaks to reporters at the National Association of Secretaries of State conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Benjamin Freed / Scoop News Group)

Insider threats a growing concern for election security efforts

Recent breaches of election equipment represent insider threats "in ways we haven’t seen before," said CISA's top election-security official.