Election Officials Describe Graphic Threats Following 2020

Election officials told a congressional committee they've received graphic threats to their safety since the 2020 election and warned that pressure on election workers is a threat to democracy.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Election officials told a congressional committee Tuesday they’ve received graphic threats to their safety since the 2020 election and warned that pressure on election workers is a threat to democracy. Experienced election administrators are increasingly leaving the field as they face unsupported accusations of manipulating election results, a bipartisan group of state election officials told the Senate Rules and Administration Committee. “It’s not worth it anymore for these not-very-high-paying jobs, combined with…

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