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Washington’s Secretary Of State Reports Threats To Elections Officials

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – The Washington Secretary of State’s Office has reported a threat as efforts continue to intimidate elections officials and politicians for administering the vote that led to President Donald Trump’s loss.

The Seattle Times reports Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office learned of the threat over the weekend made against Elections Director Lori Augino.

It was posted on a website describing “enemies of the people,” which features photos and home addresses.

Washington State Patrol spokesperson Chris Loftis says the agency is aware of the threats, is monitoring the situation, and assigning resources accordingly.

House GOP Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox  and Senate Republican Leader John Braun have issued a statement denouncing the threat.


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