Officials: Russian firm used in Maryland election systems

  • Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, left, and House Speaker Michael Busch discuss an FBI briefing they received about Russian links to a company that maintains part of the state election board’s voter registration platform during a news conference in Annapolis, Md. on Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A vendor that provides key services for Maryland elections has been acquired by a parent company with links to a Russian oligarch, state officials said Friday after a briefing a day earlier from the FBI.