Clay Jenkins
County Judge | Dallas County, TX

County Judge Clay Jenkins: Election Security Review in Dallas County

Idea Category: Defending Democracy

Ahead of the highly anticipated 2022 midterms, the Dallas County Commissioners unanimously approved funding for a review of the County’s election security measures. The Commissioners, led by NewDEALer Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, allocated $50,000 to examine how the county is protecting election workers, officials and ballots. The review comes amidst national concerns about rising threats and aggressive behavior towards nonpartisan election administrators. For more information on the threats facing our democracy and what state and local elected officials can do to safeguard it, see the details on the recently-launched NewDEAL Forum Democracy Working Group.

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