Though funding has been increased to make election workers and voters more secure during the Nov. 8 midterms, most has not been spent, largely because officials are unaware it is available.
Assistant U.S. Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite Jr. held a virtual meeting with election officials and workers from across the country earlier this month to let them know about untapped federal grant money, but much of the news is coming either too late or the process is too cumbersome, officials told CNN.
“Our security here is a joke,” said Scott McDonell, county clerk for Dane County, Wisconsin, and a Democrat.Follow Elite Feed!
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