Heinrich Leads Bipartisan Efforts To Secure U.S. Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, will continue to lead bipartisan efforts to strengthen election security in America and protect against foreign threats.

Today at 12:15 p.m. ET/10:15 a.m. MT, Senator Heinrich will join Senate Intel Committee members in a press conference to preview the Committee's findings and recommendations on threats to election infrastructure.

Tomorrow, March 21, at 9:30 a.m. ET/7:30 a.m. MT, Senator Heinrich will participate in a Senate Intel Committee hearing on the attempted attacks on state election infrastructure in 2016, DHS efforts to improve election security, and the view from the states on their cybersecurity posture.

Senate Intel Committee Press Conference

WHO: Senate Intel Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC)
             Senate Intel Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) 
             U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) 
             U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) 
             U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-OK) 
             U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) 

WHAT: Press Conference to Preview Committee's Election Security Findings

WHEN: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 12:15 p.m. ET/10:15 a.m. MT

WHERE: Senate Radio/TV Gallery Studio (S.325, U.S. Capitol)

Press conference will stream live on Senator Heinrich's Facebook page.

Senate Intel Committee Open Hearing on Election Security  

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich 

HEARING TOPIC: Open Hearing on Election Security


Witness Panel One

Secretary of DHS Kirstjen Nielsen
Former Secretary of DHS Jeh Johnson

Witness Panel Two

Representatives from:
National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Cyber Security and Communications, DHS
Election Assistance Commission

Witness Panel Three

Representatives from:
National Association of Secretaries of State
National Association of State Election Directors
Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs  

WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. ET/ 7:30 a.m. MT

WHERE:  Hart Senate Office Building Room 216

The hearing will stream live online and on Senator Heinrich's Facebook page.