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Officials with the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are introducing a new program this week to the National Association of State Election Directors and National Association of Secretaries of State aimed at boosting election security. The program aims to shore up support for local elections offices and provide reassurance to voters that this year’s presidential election will be safe and accurate. The list of challenges facing local elections offices seems to keep growing and CISA hopes this program will provide a remedy

Former President Donald Trump has won the New Hampshire primary election over rival Nikki Haley, making a rematch with President Joe Biden more likely. Haley vowed to continue her campaign and increased her criticism of the former president, pitching herself as a unifying candidate and questioning Trump’s mental acuity. Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Jimmy Emerson, DMV (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED)

Following a fourth place finish in the Iowa Caucuses, Vivek Ramaswamy has suspended his presidential campaign and endorsed Donald Trump. Ramaswamy claims he made the decision after seeing no path to victory, “absent things we don’t want to see happening in this country.” Ramaswamy also encouraged Nikki Haley and Ron Desantis to drop out of the race as well.Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Voting rights groups claim election officials in Mississippi’s largest county have failed to provide sufficient information about the problems which led to ballot shortages in November’s statewide election. Hinds County Election Commissioners ordered incorrect ballots, leading to ballot shortages at several locations hindering citizens ability to cast their vote in the competitive governor's race and full slate of down ballot elections. Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Ken Lund (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

After a campaign focused on protecting abortion rights, Virginia Democrats swept Tuesday's legislative elections and retook full control of the general assembly. The election comes as a blow to Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and his Republican colleagues who expended a significant amount of resources in their effort to ensure GOP control of the state's government. Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Jimmy Emerson, DMV (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED)