Raimondo greenlights postponing R.I. primary

OPENING FOR HACKERS? The R.I. Board of Elections is studying whether modems added to voting machines in 2016 now represent a cybersecurity risk because they transmit encrypted data over the internet. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo announced in a tweet Monday that she will sign an executive order postponing the state's primary to June 2 and switching to primarily by-mail ballots. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced in a tweet on Monday that she will sign an executive order postponing the state’s presidential primary until June 2 with a shift to primarily by-mail ballots. The decision follows a recommendation made by the R.I. Board of Elections last week. The board voted 6-1 in favor of…

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