What’s at stake: Almost nine months after the Capitol rebellion on January 6th and the inauguration of Vice President Joe Biden, the reverberations are reaching well beyond Washington, D.C., and are now affecting local election authorities.
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There are even more lies about 2020 now than there were in 2010, according to Griswold.
In Mesa County, Colorado, the secretary of state has filed a lawsuit against the Republican county election clerk.
The county election systems’ security has been breached, according to reports linking the clerk to the incident.
In addition to emails and phone calls from work, Griswold says she’s gotten personal threats as well.
“SEEING YOU SLEEP IS HOW I KNOW WHERE YOU REST. BE TERRIFIED, BE TERRIFIED ENTIRELY. I wish you were dead, “according to one of the messages.
The assumption that the 2020 presidential election was rigged against Donald Trump has prompted citizens in states like Colorado, Michigan, Arizona, and Georgia to continue questioning and, in some cases, threatening the state authorities that oversee elections.
Democrat Kathy Hobbs, Arizona secretary of state, recently received a security detail as death threats intensified during the state’s 2020 election audit, CNN reported.
Republican Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s secretary of state, said he and his family received death threats after the election.
Democrat Jocelyn Benson, the state’s secretary of state, issued a statement in May calling attention to “laws based on the Big Lie” that had been introduced in Michigan.