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Free, fair, and secure elections are preconditions of democracy. Yet despite the electoral disruption of 2016, these crucial pillars of U.S. governance continue to exhibit dangerous weaknesses. Congress and the executive branch have failed to take sufficient steps to secure U.S. elections. Risks to the vote continue to include vulnerabilities in voting equipment, weaknesses in the campaign and party infrastructure, voter susceptibility to manipulation, and partisan voter suppression. As a result, members of both parties agree that some amalgamation of these risks places our elections in legitimate danger. With November 6 just two weeks away, we must now brace ourselves as a nation for impact and damage control. Hopefully, the post-election landscape will allow another attempt at a successful risk mitigation strategy one that features better-coordinated action from government, the private sector, and civil society. ANDREW KENEALY READ MORE