Election officials can’t access federal funding for security as violent threats mount

By: - August 24, 2022 3:00 am

Wall art at the Douglas County Election Commissioner’s Office. (Cate Folsom/Nebraska Examiner)

The board did award the secretary of state’s office $241,000 in emergency funding to combat threats through the end of September, but the funds will expire before the November election.

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira was the democracy reporter for States Newsroom where she covered voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy.