Protect Voting Machines From Hackers – Cosponsor the Safeguarding Election Infrastructure Act of 2017

After the 2000 Presidential Election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) to update our ageing and confusing voting systems with easy-to-use touch screen voting machines.  While the intention was good, many of those voting machines haven’t been
updated since, and are vulnerable to attack.  We all know now that foreign adversaries pay very close attention to our elections.  At the most recent DEFCON,

hackers and security researchers were able to compromise dozens of voting machines with relative ease – and during an election, these same vulnerabilities would allow an actor to change vote tallies or manipulate voter registration databases, often with
little to no trace. 

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Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Stop the Revolving Door in Washington Act

One thing is clear from the recent election: Americans are fed up with business as usual in Washington. Last year, we watched as President Trump animated his supporters and won the Presidency in part with his promise to “drain the swamp.” In that spirit,
I introduced legislation earlier this Congress that would take an important step toward fulfilling this promise.

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DEADLINE COB —– Become an Original Cosponsor of the KREMLIN Act

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Keeping Russian Entrapments Minimal and Limiting Intelligence Networks Act. From the United States to the United Kingdom and other European allies, Russia has taken unprecedented steps to undermine
not just governments, but people’s faith in democracy itself. While NATO was built to fight a conventional war, the size and scale of these covert operations have caught too many intelligence agencies flat-footed and unable to respond.

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