Election officials at U.S. Senate hearing describe threats, spread of misinformation

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee explored how to fight violent threats against election officials while Republicans asked why the Justice Department is not investigating violence against pregnancy centers

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Election workers review ballots at the Marion County Clerk’s Office in Salem on Monday, May 16. (Ron Cooper/Oregon Capital Chronicle)

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Kira Lerner

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