It's Not Official: Russian Hackers are Targeting House Elections

Jordan Kirkland                  June 3rd, 2019

If you're tired of hearing about Russian hackers and rigged elections, you've come to the wrong place. The debacle that reached its pinnacle last week when Special Counsel Robert Mueller released aon the Russia probe has now leaked into the Sunshine State.

Over the weekend, Ryan Morales, a Democratic candidate who's running for a Florida House seat in Lake County, made the claim on his Facebook that his campaign website was compromised by Russian hackers.

The self-professed "Marketing Jedi" released the statement on his Facebook page, accompanying the declaration with a picture of the supposed hack -- which has since been taken down.

Numerousand websites in Florida covered the "news," doubling-down on Mueller's remarks, hoping to drive traffic to their websites.


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