More than ten people in the United States have been charged with threatening some election workers. Public servants often face various threats during elections. Regional secretaries and other experts are warning about this.
The former President of the United States, Donald Trump and some of his supporters are repeatedly repeating false claims that indicate that the presidential election in 2020 was stolen, dividing the society with false views against the workers. the elections.
Various experts are very afraid that the 2024 election will be worse than the previous one, calling on the federal government to come up with additional measures to protect election workers.
The United States Department of Justice in 2021 created an office specifically to monitor threats against election workers, which investigates crimes related to elections.
This office has investigated more than 2,000 reports related to threats and intimidation against election workers.