Trumpers Attacking Election Officials Even In Places He Won

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Kurt Nicklas

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Nov 27, 2021, 6:26:08 PM11/27/21
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> Trump won Hood County in a landslide.
> His supporters still hounded the elections
> administrator until she resigned.
> OCT. 12, 2021
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> An elections administrator in North
> Texas submitted her resignation Friday,
> following a monthslong effort by
> residents and officials loyal to former
> President Donald Trump to force her out
> of office.
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> Michele Carew, who had overseen scores
> of elections during her 14-year career,
> had found herself transformed into the
> public face of an electoral system that
> many in the heavily Republican Hood
> County had come to mistrust, which
> ProPublica and The Texas Tribune covered
> earlier this month.
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> Her critics sought to abolish her position
> and give her duties to an elected county
> clerk who has used social media to promote
> baseless allegations of widespread election
> fraud.
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> “She is not the first and won’t be the last
> professional election official to have to
> leave this profession because of the toll
> it is taking, the bullies and liars who are
> slandering these professionals,” said Becker,
> a former Department of Justice lawyer who
> helped oversee voting rights enforcement
> under presidents Bill Clinton and George W.
> Bush. “We are losing a generation of
> professional expertise. We are only beginning
> to feel the effects.”
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> Hood County would seem an unlikely place
> for disputes over the last presidential
> election given that Trump won 81% of the
> vote there, one of his largest margins of
> victory in the state.
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> https://www.texastribune.org/2021/10/12/hood-county-elections-administra
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