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Voting officials’ resignation, amid outlandish accusations, an ominous sign for democracyDemocracy

Buckingham County’s elections director and her entire staff had had enough.

Enough of the lies about voting fraud. Enough of the accusations of wrongdoing and treason by county residents. Enough of the demented denialism stemming from the 2020 presidential election, in which too many people believed the bogus conspiracy claims of Donald Trump. The serial prevaricator’s falsehoods numbered in the tens of thousands while in office.

Lindsey Taylor felt she just “couldn’t take it anymore” and recently quit the job she’d held since 2019, NBC News reported. Two part-time staffers also quit, following a deputy registrar who had departed in February.


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