Colorado is investigating how Mesa County’s election system passwords ended up on the internet

Article publisher: 
Colorado Sun
Article date: 
August 10, 2021
Article category: 
Colorado News
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Colorado state officials are investigating a county election office after passwords for its voting systems were posted online, the Secretary of State announced Monday.
 
The breach included specific passwords from Mesa County’s voting equipment, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said in a statement....
 
Officials have asked to inspect the county’s election equipment and other relevant materials from the county clerk and recorder. If violations are found, it could lead to a decertification of the county’s voting machines....