Election workers continue to be the unsung heroes of elections and after January 6th it is a miracle that we had enough volunteers and staff willing to show up.
Crookie Award GOOD GUYS: Election Workers!
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December 31, 2022

Election workers have faced unprecedented threats and harrassment since Donald Trump took office in 2017. Following the November 2020 election and the attempted coup on January 6th, there was widespread fear about dangers that poll workers faced leading up to and on election day 2022. But they showed up and did everything they could to keep our elections safe and secure - and thankfully, outside of a few tantrums by losing Republicans (cough cough Kari Lake), it went pretty smoothly.

Not that there was not news.

Kari Lake wants election workers thrown in jail.

A man who threatened to kill elections officials in Arizona is facing criminal charges.

Workers in Michigan were recognized for their hard work.

People wrote letters of appreciation in Buckingham and Minnesota. And Greene County.

So to all the election staff, poll workers, poll watchers and volunteers - THANK YOU! You win a Crookie GOOD GUY of 2022 Award!


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