Conspiracy theorists urge voting as late as possible on Election Day to ‘stop the steal’

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By: - November 4, 2022 12:30 pm
El Paso County, Colorado, Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman speaks with a reporter in his office in Colorado Springs on Aug. 31, 2022. (Quentin Young/Colorado Newsline)

El Paso County, Colorado, Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman speaks with a reporter in his office in Colorado Springs on Aug. 31, 2022. (Quentin Young/Colorado Newsline)

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Kira Lerner, States Newsroom
Kira Lerner, States Newsroom

Kira is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom where she covers voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy. Before joining States Newsroom, Kira was managing editor of Votebeat, a pop-up newsroom launched to cover election administration and voting before and after the 2020 election. She has also covered voting rights, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for outlets including The Appeal and ThinkProgress. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Guardian, Slate, and Talking Points Memo, among other outlets. Kira has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and is a native of the Washington, D.C. area.

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