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White House: Paper ballots are best practice

Trump speaks, sitting before an American flag.
Donald Trump. Photo: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images

After President Trump met with several of his top security advisors yesterday to discuss different ways to enhance protections against foreign influence in U.S. elections, the White House has labeled using paper ballots a best practice for shoring up election security.

Yes, but: 14 states in the U.S. still don’t have systems in place that could create a paper trail of every single vote cast.