A hacker compromised information from the center for election systems, housed at Kennesaw State University.
The center since 2002 has helped Georgia officials run elections across the state, including creating ballots and helping maintain the state's ubiquitous electronic voting machines.
The center uses voter records to build electronic “poll books” used in precincts to verify voters’ names, addresses and registration status.
The Georgia Secretary of State's Office said Friday that the investigation is not related to its own network and is not a breach of its own, separate database containing the personal information including Social Security number of 6.6 million voters currently registered in Georgia.
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