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The latest USC Schwarzenegger Institute-USC Price California Issues Poll provides a snapshot of California voters’ attitudes ahead of this year’s midterm elections.(Photo/Edmond Dantès via Pexels)

USC poll highlights the economy, homelessness and violence against election workers as top voter issues

A recent USC Price poll shows that Golden State voters agree on many issues, such as concerns about inflation and homelessness, but that they are significantly divided on questions about free speech and environmental regulation.

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The cybersecurity project includes state-by-state workshops for state and local elections officials ito educate and raise awareness of cyberthreats. (Photo/Courtesy of Felicia Pratt)

As election nears, USC-led cybersecurity initiative pivots to voter education and access

The Google-funded USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative has held workshops for officials around the country, bracing them for cyberthreats. Now, they are channeling their efforts into helping voters.