Williams disappointed at DHS election systems classification
Author: Mike McKibbin - January 11, 2017 - Updated: January 11, 2017
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has joined his peers across the country in expressing disappointment with the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to classify election systems as “critical infrastructure” without a promised collaboration process.
A news release from Williams' office said one concern is that the classification may give the federal government more control over elections, which are run by states and local governments. The designation was made Friday, Jan. 6.