Voting equipment vendor ES&S invited state and county election officials to join an "advisory board" and treated them to trips to Las Vegas and elsewhere, an arrangement that drew criticism from ethics watchdogs. The revelation comes as intelligence experts warn that Russia and perhaps other nations or actors are certain to try to interfere with the 2018 midterm vote. (Dreamstime)
Voting equipment vendor ES&S invited state and county election officials to join an "advisory board" and treated them to trips to Las Vegas and elsewhere, an arrangement that drew criticism from ethics watchdogs. The revelation comes as intelligence experts warn that Russia and perhaps other nations or actors are certain to try to interfere with the 2018 midterm vote. (Dreamstime) Dreamstime TNS
Voting equipment vendor ES&S invited state and county election officials to join an "advisory board" and treated them to trips to Las Vegas and elsewhere, an arrangement that drew criticism from ethics watchdogs. The revelation comes as intelligence experts warn that Russia and perhaps other nations or actors are certain to try to interfere with the 2018 midterm vote. (Dreamstime) Dreamstime TNS

Election security shouldn’t hinge on personalities

June 28, 2018 08:34 PM