Election systems on Tuesday face first major test since 2016

U.S. officials face a major test on Tuesday, when voters cast ballots in the first national election since Russia’s interference in the 2016 race for the White House.

Authorities overseeing the elections have one goal: for Americans to feel that their votes are secure and free from foreign influence.

But officials acknowledge Election Day nevertheless will be subject to cyber threats.

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“The main important

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