Republicans block $250 million to beef up election security

Republicans block $250 million to beef up election security

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic push Wednesday that would have provided $250 million to beef up election security.

The money would have been doled out in grants through the Federal Election Assistance Commission and helped, among other things, replace outdated voting equipment and increase cybersecurity efforts

via USA Today Republicans block $250 million to beef up election security