Oregon election officials last week tried to overcome hacking attempts, power failures and other problems that could threaten the integrity of the state’s vote-by-mail election system.
But it was just a drill – a tabletop exercise with the Department of Homeland Security.
It’s the second time the state’s participated in such a program, in an effort to mitigate threats to national elections.
This year the exercise was specific to threats against our vote-by-mail system.
Central Oregon Daily’s Brooke Snavely has the story.