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Weary of harassment, Black female election workers in Ga. welcome Trump charges

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2023
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Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

For Helen Butler, who said she was forced from her seat on a Georgia county elections board by local Republicans after the 2020 presidential election, Monday’s indictments against former president Donald Trump and 18 others for alleged election interference were encouraging.

“I do believe in justice. I believe that if you did wrong, then you should be held accountable,” she said. In particular, Butler cited three people charged with allegedly harassing local election workers Ruby Freeman and Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss, heroes to Black women who have worked for decades to expand voting rights and political...

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