Election officials see a range of threats in 2024, from hostile countries to conspiracy theorists

Elections officials and volunteers test vote-tallying equipment July 16 in Hilo (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today)

Kathy Bernier, state director of the nonprofit Keep Our Republic, talks during a community engagement event led by the grassroots group on Sept. 25 in Suamico, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

ATLANTA — For election officials preparing for the 2024 presidential election, the list of security challenges just keeps growing.