DOJ Investigates Over 100 Threats Against Electoral Officials
Most of the threats came from states where former President Trump lost to Biden in the 2020 election
DOJ Investigates Over 100 Threats Against Election Officials local election authorities over the past year.
Most of these occurred in states where former President Donald Trump lost to President Joe Biden in the 2020 election.
This information was released by a working group of the Ministry of Justice on Election-Related Threats at a briefing given to a bipartisan group of approximately 750 election officials and officials.
The Task Force analyzed more than a thousand “contacts” that election officials described as “hostile or harassing” and found that in 11 percent of cases these contacts are personal, telephone, email or social media. it meets the Justice Department's criteria for a federal criminal investigation.
In other words, there are approximately 110 threats under investigation. But because many of the cases under investigation involve more than one threat, the actual number of cases under investigation is far below 110, a ministry spokesman said.