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Facing threats, some election workers weigh whether to stay

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Since the 2020 election, election officials and workers have faced an onslaught of harassment and threats stemming from false claims it was stolen from former President Donald Trump. Some election officials have decided to leave their jobs, while others weigh whether to stay.

A federal effort to investigate these threats has so far yielded three cases since it was launched a year ago. Experts say it's critical that those making threats are held accountable to deter others from thinking they can do the same.