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Voter intimidation in 2022 follows a long history of illegal, and racist, bullying

Atiba Ellis:

In Travis County, Texas… local Republican Party official allegedly knocked on people’s doors in November 2022 to accuse people who cast ballots by mail of having been ineligible to vote… In Beaumont, Texas…white poll workers allegedly followed Black voters to voting machines and stood close enough behind them to see how they voted… In Arizona, armed citizens had stationed themselves near ballot drop boxes, … In North Carolina, several people allegedly photographed or video-recorded voters… Those are just some of the cases of voter intimidation marring the generally orderly conduct of the 2022 midterm elections. [ Visit Website ]