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Author: Nate Gundy

While election officials across the nation are confident they can overcome foreign and domestic threats to run a secure election in November, they are concerned whether Americans will believe them. Many election officials are also expressing extreme concern regarding potential backlash from individuals who do not believe the election results. These comments were widespread at a recent conference for election workers held in Virginia; their comments are far from unfounded, with one in six election workers experiencing threats because of their job and 77%

Former President Donald Trump has won the New Hampshire primary election over rival Nikki Haley, making a rematch with President Joe Biden more likely. Haley vowed to continue her campaign and increased her criticism of the former president, pitching herself as a unifying candidate and questioning Trump’s mental acuity. Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Jimmy Emerson, DMV (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED)

Following a fourth place finish in the Iowa Caucuses, Vivek Ramaswamy has suspended his presidential campaign and endorsed Donald Trump. Ramaswamy claims he made the decision after seeing no path to victory, “absent things we don’t want to see happening in this country.” Ramaswamy also encouraged Nikki Haley and Ron Desantis to drop out of the race as well.Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

A new Suffolk University/NBC Boston/Boston Globe tracking poll shows Trump has a commanding lead in the Granite State with Nikki Haley in second place. The poll results have Trump at 50% with Haley at 34%; Florida Governor Ron Desantis has slid significantly and only commands 5% of the vote based on current polling.Visit NBC Boston to learn moreImage Credit:Jimmy Emerson, DMV (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED)

Major news networks projected Donald Trump as the winner of the Iowa caucuses just a half hour after they began. Exit polling demonstrates that Trump’s hold on both rural America and the Republican base remains strong. Additionally, other Republican candidates Nikki Haley and Ron Desantis are in a close battle for second place, leaving Trump with a commanding lead and no decisive alternative. Visit The Guardian to learn moreImage Credit:National Archives and Records Administration (CC0 1.0 DEED)