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American election process “extremely secure,” says Michigan elections director

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Lately, there have been a lot of allegations of funny business within American politics. 

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly said that the elections could be rigged. And there have been a lot of concerns that the Russians hacked the Democratic Party's emails. 

The next logical question for many people is, if both those things are true, what's to keep the election results from being hacked?

To talk about voter fraud and the security of the elections process in Michigan, we turned to Chris Thomas, Michigan elections director at the Secretary of State's office. 

So, how secure are elections in Michigan? In short, "extremely secure," Thomas told us. 

Listen to our full conversation above for more. 

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