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2020 Primary Election

Election Cybersecurity Training Comes To Ohio

Feb 11, 2020
Secretary of State Frank LaRose said 82 of Ohio's 88 counties are now fully compliant with his security directive.
Leila Goldstein / WYSO

This Monday at the Ohio Statehouse, representatives from the University of Southern California (USC) and the Department of Homeland Security spoke to Ohio election workers about cybersecurity. The event was part of USC’s Election Cybersecurity Initiative. The training program, funded by Google, is touring all 50 states. 

Two of the Democrats running for president have not been successful in their attempts to have their names certified to be listed on the March 17 Ohio primary ballot. One of the two has been certified to be a write-in candidate though.