DENVER (CBS4) — The Colorado Division of State confirmed the discharge of photographs from Mesa County election servers by election conspiracy theorists.
“Whereas the investigation is ongoing, it seems these laborious drive photographs comprise copies of the election administration software program that runs voting system tools in Mesa County,” officers said.
The U.S. Cyber Safety and Infrastructure Safety Company confirmed that it doesn’t view this breach as a big heightening of the election threat panorama at this level.
One of many laborious drive photographs is believed to have been taken on Might 23. Officers now say the safe room the place this election tools is saved was accessed on the night of Sunday, Might 23, 2021, exterior of regular work hours, by the Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters; Gerald Wooden, an unauthorized particular person who attended the Mesa County trusted construct; and one other Mesa County Clerk and Recorder worker.
“Underneath the authority outlined within the Colorado Election Code, with respect to the Secretary’s position because the Chief Election Officer for the State of Colorado and her obligation to oversee the conduct of elections, the Secretary of State Jena Griswold is now figuring out who to nominate to oversee Mesa County Elections,” officers said.
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