Secretary of State is confident existing measures can handle any irregular behavior arising from president Trump’s call for supporters “to go into the polls and watch very carefully.”
Lawmakers and election leaders have long praised the state’s election and voter access law as exceptional. But voter advocates argue systemic hurdles make it harder for marginalized populations.
Higher than usual turnout attributed to get-out-the-vote efforts, early voting and the state’s highest absentee voting in history.
As an international election official, Debra Lee has been threatened, shot at and nearly kidnapped. Now she’s running an election back home amid a pandemic and presidential naysaying.