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Revealed: supporters of Trump’s big lie work as election officials across Georgia

Posted on AllSides May 13th, 2022
From The Left
elections, 2022 Elections, Georgia, Election Workers
Composite: The Guardian/The Atlantic Journal Constitution/Tom Smiley/Ben Johnson/Pam Peters

The effort to install local election officials who promote Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen has seen particular success in the crucial swing state of Georgia, where at least eight county election officials are promoters of the falsehood, a Guardian investigation has found.

The officials span the state, from suburban counties outside Atlanta to rural counties near the Tennessee and Alabama borders. All have substantial power over the administration of local, state and national elections in their counties, often with little oversight beyond scantly attended public meetings...

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