Election Security

Indiana FBI Focuses On Election Security

Jan 10, 2020

Indiana Federal Bureau of Investigation officials spoke with media about 2020 election security Thursday and say it is a top priority.

After Russian interference in the 2016 elections, FBI officials in Indianapolis say foreign influence is an important focus. Other areas of election crime, including voter manipulation and data breaches, will also be investigated.

FBI intelligence analyst Ernest Juan says election crime is two-sided -- it includes influence and interference.

Secretary of State Connie Lawson says Indiana legislators wouldn’t provide funding for election security measures at the level she wanted.

Still, Lawson says Hoosiers should have confidence their votes are secure.

The campaign from the Indiana Secretary of State uses television, radio, and print ads to urge people to register to vote by the state’s Oct. 9 deadline. (Indiana Secretary of State's office)
Brandon Smith

New ads from the Indiana Secretary of State’s office seek to reassure Hoosiers about election security.

Indiana Democrat Calls For Enhanced Election Security

Jul 30, 2018
Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Hoosiers should be concerned about election security this year. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Hoosiers should be concerned about election security this year.