Democrats feel pressure to ‘save the republic’ in campaigns to run state election systems

In Michigan, New Mexico and Minnesota, incumbent secretaries of state are seeking reelection against GOP candidates who’ve said that the 2020 election was not legitimate

By: - September 12, 2022 7:20 am

David Reinert holds up a large “Q” sign while waiting in line to see President Donald J. Trump in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania in 2018. (Photo by Rick Loomis / Getty Images)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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