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By Clare O’Gara
Wed | Jul 31, 2019 | 4:13 AM PDT

Warnings from Washington, D.C., have been clear: the nightmare of election interference by foreign governments is a very real threat again in 2020.

What are Democrats doing to address concerns? Most have pushed election security to the sidelines of their platforms.

But a few, including Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren, are showing serious dedication.

NPR covered the candidates:

Despite the large size of the primary field, few candidates have prioritized election security.

Roughly half of the candidates running have addressed the topic in their official platforms while the rest have, so far, mostly left it out.

The majority of the candidates are running on several shared policies — upgrading voting machinery, switching to paper ballot voting instead of electronic submissions and increasing investment in strengthening U.S. cybersecurity.

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