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Maryland Senators Want a Review of Russian Involvement in State Elections

August 8th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Maryland’s U.S. senators on Tuesday asked Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchinto to review a Russian oligarch’s investment into a company that manages some of the state’s most critical election systems.  The request is the latest call from Maryland’s top elected officials to determine if the Russian’s investment in the Virginia-based company ByteGrid LLC has led to any foreign access to Maryland’s systems for voter registration, online ballot delivery, unofficial election night results and other services. Last month four FBI agents informed state officials including Governor Larry Hogan that ByteGrid has ties to Potanin, an associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin…

 

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