States weigh how to shield election officials from threats, harassment

The attempt to protect election officials has run into unexpected opposition, including from criminal justice reform advocates

By: - January 25, 2022 2:56 pm
Voters enter an elementary school

Voters enter Whittier Elementary to cast their ballots in Boise on Nov. 2, 2021. (Otto Kitsinger for Idaho Capital Sun)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom, the Idaho Capital Sun's parent nonprofit, in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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