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DNC to recommend end to Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans over security concerns

August 30, 2019

Via: The Hill

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) will reportedly recommend throwing out plans to hold virtual, telephone-based caucuses in Iowa and Nevada, citing security concerns surrounding online registration.

Sources told The Associated Press that the committee’s leadership opposes the plan, making it unlikely that the virtual caucuses will happen, but that the decision would be ultimately made by the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee.

Two sources told the Des Moines Register that the DNC will reject Iowa’s virtual caucus plan after a committee meeting last week where members expressed concerns about election security and the possibility of hacking.

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