Press Releases

Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske Issues the Following Statement Regarding the 2016 Election

Post Date:09/22/2017 2:26 PM

 Secretary of State Banner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Contact: Kent Alexander
(702) 486-6982
sospio@sos.nv.gov

(Carson City, NV; September 22, 2017) – Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske issues the following statement regarding the 2016 election:

Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed that Nevada was not one of the states identified as being  targeted by Russian-linked hackers in relation to the 2016 election.  Our cyber security experts are aware of the threats posed by hackers and remain vigilant in their mission to keep elections in Nevada free from interference from malicious actors.  The Secretary of State’s office will continue to work cooperatively with local, state, and federal partners to ensure the security of our election system.

###

Return to full list >>