Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says she cannot fully comply with a request from President Trump’s newly established Commission on Election Integrity.
The hearing focused on reports that the 2016 presidential election was influenced, and possibly manipulated, by the Russian government.
President Donald Trump created the federal Advisory Commission on Election Integrity this week.
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson will seek a second full term next year in the statewide office she’s held since 2012.
Secretary of State Connie Lawson says the federal Department of Homeland Security accessed the state’s electoral system without Indiana’s permission.
Thousands of altered registration records flagged might be due to residents rushing to correct their names or birth dates ahead of the election.
Voter turnout was expected to be low this year because there were no big-ticket races on the ballot.
Connie Lawson defeats Marion County Clerk Beth White in the race for Indiana Secretary of state.
Since the 2014 election lacks a major campaign on the statewide ballot, the Secretary of State’s race is at the top of the ticket.
The Secretary of State is in the middle of an effort to clean up the state's voter rolls.