Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters faces lawsuit, grand jury investigation

January 18, 2022
Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters has faced controversy since she questioned the legitimacy of Dominion voting machines and allegedly allowed a nonemployee access to the voting machines. She was later barred from overseeing the 2021 election.Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters has faced controversy since she questioned the legitimacy of Dominion voting machines and allegedly allowed a nonemployee access to the voting machines. She was later barred from overseeing the 2021 election.Stina Sieg/CPR News
Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters has faced controversy since she questioned the legitimacy of Dominion voting machines and allegedly allowed a nonemployee access to the voting machines. She was later barred from overseeing the 2021 election.

CPR's Bente Birkland explains the latest in the lawsuit against Mesa County clerk and recorder Tina Peters. Peters is accused of a breach in election security and officials are moving forward to prevent her from administering elections this year.