Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate says state, federal and military experts as well as a private contractor have scanned the state’s election systems.
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Pate, along with top officials from state agencies and an F-B-I agent, held a news conference Thursday to discuss cybersecurity issues.
Pate announced at the beginning of October that a San Francisco firm would be conducting a cyber security check of Iowa election systems.
His office also partnered with several dozen researchers who’ve examined online systems for flaws.
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Iowa still uses paper ballots, which means online hackers cannot change votes.