November 6, 2018 / 7:36 PM / 13 days ago

No signs of breaches in U.S. election infrastructure - DHS chief

Voters wait in line to cast their ballot during midterm elections in Newport Beach, California, U.S. November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There have so far been no signs of breaches in U.S. election infrastructure during voting in Tuesday’s congressional elections, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.

“At this time, we have no indication of compromise to our nation’s election infrastructure that would prevent voting, change vote counts or distrust the ability to tally votes,” Nielsen told reporters.

Reporting by Christopher Bing and Susan Heavey; editing by Grant McCool

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