Threats testimony rings familiar for election workers


              FILE - Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold speaks during a news conference in Denver on Oct. 15, 2020. This week’s gripping testimony about threats to election officials by former President Donald Trump and his followers had a rapt audience outside Washington -- secretaries of state and election clerks across the country who said the stories could very well have been their own. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
            
              FILE — Election workers inspect ballots that have been received for the Sept. 14, recall election, for damage at the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters office in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 30, 2021. This week’s gripping testimony about threats to election officials by former President Donald Trump and his followers had a rapt audience outside Washington -- secretaries of state and election clerks across the country who said the stories could very well have been their own.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
            
              FILE - Supporters of President Donald Trump demonstrate during a rally on, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. This week’s gripping testimony about threats to election officials by former President Donald Trump and his followers had a rapt audience outside Washington -- secretaries of state and election clerks across the country who said the stories could very well have been their own.  (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)