“It’s just wrong,” the official, Gabriel Sterling, a Republican, said at a news conference.
“I can’t begin to explain the level of anger I have over this.”But the technician in Georgia is not alone.
Across the nation, election officials and their staff have been bombarded this month with emails, telephone calls and letters brimming with menace and threats of violence, the result of their service in a presidential election in which the defeated candidate’s most ardent followers have refused to accept the results.
The noose may be approaching meme status among the recipients of the abuse.
Amber McReynolds, the head of the National Vote at Home Institute, a nonprofit organization that promotes voting by mail, said she had experienced a spike in online threats since Election Day, when Mr. Trump ratcheted up false claims that fraudulent mail votes had cost him the election.
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