Securing U.S. Election Infrastructure and Protecting Political Discourse

Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 2:00pm
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Securing U.S. Election Infrastructure and Protecting Political Discourse

PURPOSE

This hearing will examine the security of the nation’s election systems, including the government’s response to ongoing attempts by malicious actors to interfere in our elections, influence public opinion, and undermine U.S. electoral processes. The hearing will also examine the important role of state and local governments, as well as private sector partners, to protect U.S. election security systems, infrastructure, and technology platforms.

CHAIRMAN LYNCH'S OPENING STATEMENT

 

WITNESSES

Mr. Bill Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth, State of Massachusetts

Mr. Nathaniel Gleicher
Head of Cybersecurity Policy, Facebook

Mr. Adam Hickey
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Mr. Kevin Kane
Public Policy Manager, Twitter

Mr. Christopher Krebs
Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure security Agency, on behalf of U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Ms. Christy McCormick
Chairwoman, U.S. Election Assistance Commission

Mr. Richard Salgado
Director of Law Enforcement & Information Security, Google

Ms. Ellen Weintraub
Chair, U.S. Federal Election Commission

116th Congress