This article by Antonio Fins is published by The Palm Beach Post. Here is an excerpt:
A national elections center has set up a legal defense network to offer pro bono lawyers, not to the people who seek to vote, but to the officials who are charged with properly counting votes.
On Wednesday, the Center for Election Innovation & Research said it has launched an Election Official Legal Defense Network of volunteer lawyers willing to assist U.S. election supervisors and their staffs against restrictive new state voting rules and the “bullying” they said will be sparked by the legal changes.
The announcement follows a wave of election rule changes by state legislatures the Washington, D.C.-based group said “criminalizes” actions and tools elections officials have traditionally employed to ensure safe, transparent and credible vote tallying and certification.
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