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Election official Matt Crane talks death threats and the battle for democracy

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A voter returns their ballot at a drop box in Douglas County in this file photo from 2021.

The people who oversee Colorado’s elections are getting death threats. Sometimes their families are named. One of the loudest voices -- debunking The Big Lie in Colorado-- belongs to a Republican. Matt Crane is the head of the Colorado County Clerks Association.