Stephanie Chaplin

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 Under Attack

The Secure Elections Network&The Brennan Center for Justice’sTurquoise Baker Presentation Slides Presentation Video The Attack on Election Officials began in the weeks preceding the November 2020 election based on the Big Lie that the election would be and then was stolen.   In the weeks prior to, during, and since the November 2020 election, local election officials have faced …

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Local News | Democracy | 2020 Election

                                     The Secure Elections Network&Gabby Miller and Sara Sheridan ofColumbia University’s Tow Center for Digital JournalismLink to PresentationPresentation Slides Wednesday, June 23at 7pm ET, 4pm PTSpeaking on Local News, Democracy, and the 2020 Elections:As the local news crisis accelerates, shady news networks …

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