After hearing the term 'hacked' about a thousand times....I sat down and pondered over the entire story. Frankly, it leads only to one single conclusion.
First, if Ivan hacked his way into various city, county or state servers....what exactly did he find or get into?
1. A listing of voting sites.
2. A listing of poll watchers, their addresses, and phone numbers.
3. Training roosters for the poll teams.
4. The roster of active voters in that city or county.
5. The list of absentee ballot individuals.
Second, from this list of five things....what's really of ZERO value? Well, you can cross off the sites, the poll watchers, and the training rooster. The list of active voters? You could manipulate this, delete names, or add names. But then they'd have to vote to make a difference.
Third, finally come to the only device where the hacking would be a benefit....absentee voters. You get into that list....add three thousand names to some town, and have the bulk of these go to one single address, where Ivan #2 sits and waits. He gets the absentee ballots and fills them out....voting all for the right candidate.
You and repeat this process in three-hundred communities, and create roughly one-million extra voters....who really don't exist but our system is so corrupted that we don't even realize it.
Fixing this? You'd have to dissolve the bulk of absentee voters, make people actually show up, and go to voter ID. The odds of this being accepted? Zero.
So, if you are frustrated and angry....just get used to it.