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A story from inside the 2020 U.S. election

Image of a person voting at a voting booth decorated with an American flag

Next to the global Covid-19 pandemic, few stories dominated headlines in 2020 like the U.S. election. And while it may seem that every story about Americans going to the polls last November has been told, this is the story about work that was undertaken to help protect those who were on the front lines of planning elections and reporting results. It's a story that begins more than a year before polling day and involves months of behind-the-scenes preparation undertaken by hundreds of people across the country. Read and listen to how teams at Microsoft helped keep the election safe. Visit Microsoft on the Issues.


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