More than thirty election-security bills have been introduced in Congress, but most have been stalled in the Senate and no major legislation has been enacted.1 The bills would require states to make greater use of paper ballots and paper trails, adopt effective audit procedures, and strengthen federal cybersecurity support for state and local election authorities. While almost all these bills would be useful, it is probably now too late for states to make significant changes in the election equipment they use for the 2020 elections.2

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