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IREHR in the Seattle Times: “Republican activists organizing ‘surveillance’ of ballot drop boxes in WA” – July 18, 2022

By July 18, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s Executive Director, Devin Burghart, was cited and quoted in the Seattle Times;

Author Jim Brunner writes, “The group behind the “2000 Mules” film, True the Vote, recently announced plans to work with a far-right Constitutional Sheriffs and Police Officers Association to surveil drop boxes across the country, noted Devin Burghart, the Seattle-based executive director of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, in a series of Twitter posts on Monday.

The organization also has filed records requests seeking surveillance video from several county elections offices in Washington. “All of this is to insidiously chip away at the trust in elections and intimidate votes,” Burghart wrote.”

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Laura Gibbons

Author Laura Gibbons

Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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