Ryan Williamson at LegBranch.org:
The Homeland Security Committee recently held a hearing on current and ongoing threats to elections. Much of the discussion centered on threats of violence against election workers, and there was considerable agreement from the diverse and experienced panel of witnesses about how to address the issue. Congress should heed their words and act swiftly to protect our election workers and the elections they administer. Threats to election administrators are widespread. Given the pervasiveness and severity of these threats, many election workers are leaving the profession for fear of the violence that may await them for simply doing their job. Fortunately, there are steps that would ensure their protection, and in turn, protect the integrity of elections overall.