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Talking Election Security on “Iowa Press”: Making it easy to vote, but hard to cheat

Oct 24

Making it easy to vote, but hard to cheat

Like anything else we work very hard to do the best we can and there’s always going to be some bad guy who tries to take advantage of the system. That’s why we work so hard to protect it. We’re going to continue to do just that. Voting should be easy but it also should be hard to cheat. We have to balance the two out and we’re going to keep doing that.

I was a guest on this week’s edition of “Iowa Press” on Iowa Public Television, along with Linn County Auditor Joel Miller and Iowa State University political science professor David Andersen. The topic of discussion what election integrity, which is my number one priority.

“Like anything else we work very hard to do the best we can and there’s always going to be some bad guy who tries to take advantage of the system. That’s why we work so hard to protect it. We’re going to continue to do just that. Voting should be easy but it also should be hard to cheat. We have to balance the two out and we’re going to keep doing that.”

You can view the segment here.

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