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Iowa trouble was closer to home than foreign interference | AP News

By Colleen Long and Aamer Madhani
February 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into this week’s Iowa caucuses, U.S. election officials were on high alert for a repeat attempt to interfere in the presidential election process by Russia or other malicious foreign actors.

Turns out, the hazards were closer to home.

A buggy mobile app, unveiled by the Iowa Democratic Party just in time for the first-in-the-nation caucuses, caused massive problems and vastly delayed results — creating fresh anxiety about election security leading up to the 2020 presidential election.

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Source: Iowa trouble was closer to home than foreign interference | AP News

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