Mass. officials assure voters on safety against cyber attacks come Election Day

Massachusetts is one of 18 states that still uses paper ballots.

(WWLP) – Massachusetts officials are reassuring voters that the state’s voting systems will be protected against cyber attacks come Election Day.

The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office said hackers are looking for electronic machines that are interconnected.

Massachusetts is one of 18 states that still uses paper ballots.

Attorney General Maura Healey said she will also work with the secretary’s office to ensure the legitimacy of the election.