An armed individual dressed in tactical gear at a ballot drop box in Arizona, US, in October. Photo: TNS
An armed individual dressed in tactical gear at a ballot drop box in Arizona, US, in October. Photo: TNS

US worries mount over election violence following Paul Pelosi attack

  • Assault of Nancy Pelosi’s 82-year-old husband has heightened concerns disinformation, toxic political criticism, fuel for attacks
  • Politicians and poll workers have reported surge in threat messages and intimidation, including armed men patrolling ballot drop boxes

An armed individual dressed in tactical gear at a ballot drop box in Arizona, US, in October. Photo: TNS
An armed individual dressed in tactical gear at a ballot drop box in Arizona, US, in October. Photo: TNS
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