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One in three U.S. election officials feels unsafe – survey

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(Reuters) – One in three U.S. election officials feels unsafe on the job and one in six reported being threatened because of their work, according to a survey published Wednesday by New York University’s nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice. The results reflect a reckoning in the wake of election in which the loser, former Republican President Donald Trump, spent months falsely alleging the contest was “rigged” against him. Those claims sparked threats and actual violence, such as the deadly U.S. Capitol riots on Jan. 6. A Reuters investigation published on Friday https://www.reuters.com/inv…

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