Month: March 2022

As Midterm Elections Loom, Elections Officials Express Fear

According to a Brennan Center for Justice report issued on March 10, 2022, 77% of elections officials believe that threats against election officials and their families are increasing. Previous Secure Elections Network webinar presenter, Turquoise Baker, and Ruby Edlin explain the dire situation. Thirty percent of election officials report knowing at least one official who …

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Tina Peters, Mesa County, Colorado Elections Clerk Indicted

According to an article appearing in The New York Times on March 9, 2022, Ms. Peters and her assistant clerk, Belinda Knisley are both accused of tampering with elections machines, security and procedures in 2021. Despite being told by state officials not to allow access to voting machines or provide passwords for those machines to …

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Election Officials Are Professionals

Presentation Video Presentation Slides In her presentation to the Secure Elections Network on March 2, 2022, Brenda Cabrera, Elections Director for the City of Fairfax, Virginia outlines all the steps necessary for running safe, transparent, and secure elections. She ends with recommendations for the audience to protect elections win their own states.

Election Officials Are Key

Election officials are not secretarial staffs, they are professionals. We call them “clerks” or “administrators” but the truth is they are profoundly well trained and deeply sophisticated pros who conduct hundreds — even thousands — of tasks in preparing for, conducting, and validating elections. Brenda Cabrera, Fairfax Virginia’s Director of Elections, renders an impressive list …

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