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A new president will be elected on November 8 — and hackers will have nothing to do with it

Millions of Americans will go to their local polling places on November 8 to vote for the next President — and despite the near-hysteria of alleged targeting of election systems — hackers will have nothing to do with the outcome. That's the big takeaway to come from a House subcommittee hearing last week on the subject of election security, in which five experts testified that, for the most part, the election cannot be "rigged" by hackers, since every state has their own standards and uses a variety of voting machines, and not a single electronic machine is connected to the Internet.
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