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In Wisconsin, Election Skeptics Deploy as Poll Watchers for Midterms

Posted on AllSides September 19th, 2022
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2022 Elections, Elections, Election Integrity, Wisconsin

Republicans here are recruiting a fresh batch of poll watchers to monitor voting in November as part of a revamped response to allegations of election fraud that roiled the latest presidential contest.

Poll watching, a normally mundane duty where volunteers sit for hours watching for any possible rule violations at voting sites, is emerging as a flashpoint in the fight over U.S. election rules after former President Donald Trump falsely claimed that widespread election fraud cost him the 2020 race. The Republican National Committee said it has launched a multimillion-dollar effort to recruit tens of thousands...

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