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Security experts talk voter fraud ahead of Election Day

Posted at 4:29 PM, Oct 18, 2016

With just three weeks until the general election, some are concerned their vote may not be secure.  Now, elected officials and security experts are expressing their confidence in the voting system here in Nevada. 

Members of the Nevada Election Integrity Task Force never said why they were addressing security concerns now, but in the last couple days, Republican candidate Donald Trump has tweeted his concern over voter fraud.  

Also, several months ago, Bernie Sanders supporters expressed their concern, convinced he should have won the Democratic primary.  

The concern over voter security is local, too.  A few weeks ago, a YouTube video went viral, claiming to show fraud during voter registration. 

Members of the task force say these claims are inaccurate, especially in Nevada. 

"There's a lot of things that come out, a lot of information, that is not right," says Barbara Cegavske, the Secretary of State. "It's just like how we tell the kids when we go to the high schools, just because it's on the internet, doesn't mean it's true."

When election day comes, FBI agents, teams from the attorney general's office, and local law enforcement will be stationed across southern Nevada, at their command posts, and at polling places, to respond to any complaints of voter fraud.