FBI Portland: What is the FBI's Role in Securing the Election?

Steve Goldman, assistant special agent in charge of the FBI in Portland, describes the FBI's role in securing the election in a series of question-and-answer videos for communities served by FBI Portland.

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Fair elections are a cornerstone of our democracy. Americans rightfully expect our electoral system to be secure and accurate. A confident public is more likely to vote, trust the outcome, and feel their vote made a difference. It’s vital that the FBI fulfill its responsibility to protect your right to vote. When it comes to elections, the FBI investigates potential federal crimes which could deny access to polling places or your opportunity to vote. 

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