The Republican candidate for Minnesota secretary of state now says she will accept the results of the 2022 election, assuming it doesn't end up so close to require a recount.
“Given all the terrible division and misinformation around elections, I want to clarify my position so voters can focus on the policy differences between me and Steve Simon,” Crockett said in a statement released Friday.
She said Minnesota’s election laws are weak, specifically how the state processes absentee ballots and same-day registered voters’ ballots.
“Minnesota has for too long emphasized convenience over ballot security,” she said in the statement. “This has led to a decline in confidence in elections, and an increase in divisive rhetoric that is harmful to productive, civil discourse.”
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