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




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.




Panel 1


The Honorable Christopher Krebs


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


U.S. Election Assistance Commission


The Honorable Ellen L. Weintraub


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



Nathaniel Gleicher

Head of Cybersecurity Policy



Kevin Kane

Public Policy Manager





116th Congress