Subcommittee on National Security to Examine Election Security, Preparedness

May 20, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2019)—On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Subcommittee on National Security will hold a hearing on “Securing U.S. Election Infrastructure and Protecting Political Discourse.”

 

WHERE:  2154 Rayburn House Office Building

 

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019

 

TIME:  2:00 p.m.

 

A livestream will be broadcast here

 

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.

 

WITNESSES

 

Panel 1

 

The Honorable Christopher Krebs

Director

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

Adam Hickey

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

U.S. Department of Justice

 

The Honorable Christy McCormick

Chairwoman

U.S. Election Assistance Commission

 

The Honorable Ellen L. Weintraub

Commissioner

U.S. Federal Election Commission

 

Panel 2

 

The Honorable Bill Galvin

Secretary of the Commonwealth

State of Massachusetts

 

Richard Salgado

Director of Law Enforcement and Information Security

Google

 

Nathaniel Gleicher

Head of Cybersecurity Policy

Facebook

 

Kevin Kane

Public Policy Manager

Twitter

 

 

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116th Congress