As presidential candidates are fighting for recounts, the federal government is reassuring Americans of its vote-counting process. Officials clarified that the 2016 presidential election was not affected by hackers, as speculation may have suggested.

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From email scandals to possible interaction with the Russian government, the tactics of U.S. officials and candidates have drawn a close eye. And as the results of the election rolled in, some among the American public thought that foreign hackers were to blame for Donald Trump as victor.

But in a statement to the New York Times, a senior official wrote, “We stand behind our election results, which accurately reflect the will of the American people.” Federal cybersecurity detected no attacks, and no actions by the Russian government or any foreign bodies lead officials to believe there could be a threat of hackers on election day, they continued.