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Officials say Oklahoma elections not hit by Russian hackers


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma election officials say the state's voting systems weren't targeted by the Russian government last year despite evidence showing more than 20 other states were targeted.

Oklahoma State Election Board spokesman Bryan Dean told The Oklahoman ( ) that there weren't any attempts to access Oklahoma's election systems.

"We do believe our voting system is as secure as any you'll find," Dean said.

The state's optical scan system lets Oklahoma quickly count ballots but also verify them through the state's paper ballots if needed, said Sen. James La...

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