Election deniers lose attempts to control elections in critical battleground states

By: - November 9, 2022 3:56 pm

Election denier Tudor Dixon, GOP nominee for governor, lost her bid Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, to unseat Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. | Ken Coleman

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner 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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