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If You Can Keep It: Election security in 2024

A woman scratches her head as she casts her ballot during the Maryland state primary election at a polling station in Annapolis, Maryland.
A woman scratches her head as she casts her ballot during the Maryland state primary election at a polling station in Annapolis, Maryland.

At 1A, when it comes to election coverage, we focus on the stakes, not the chatter.

And nothing could be more high-stakes than the country’s ability to conduct elections safely and with integrity.

Harassment and the threat of violence are causing a high attrition rate among the nation’s election workforces. But there are still folks out there preparing to meet these threats, both physical and virtual.

How are they being protected? How are officials keeping the harassment of these election workers to a minimum?

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A.C. Valdez