Georgia voting official urges Trump, GOP senators to condemn violence - Business Insider
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"Someone's going to get hurt, someone's going to get shot, someone's going to get killed," Gabriel Sterling said at a fiery press conference.
Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling, a Republican, urged President Donald Trump and GOP senators to "stop inspiring potential acts of violence" against election workers in a fiery press conference on Tuesday.

Sterling tore into the president and local lawmakers for not showing any leadership and instead being "complicit" in the harassment of election workers.

Sterling, the state's voting systems manager, said that a young contractor with an election vendor, Dominion Voting Systems, has faced threats and harassment for completing basic tech tasks.

Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Gov. Brian Kemp have also been criticized and threatened for not falling in line with the president's claims of widespread voter fraud and for certifying the election results for President-elect Joe Biden.

Someone's going to get hurt, someone's going to get shot, someone's going to get killed, and it's not right," he said.

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Gabriel Sterling, the voting systems implementation manager for the Georgia Secretary of State's office, called on President Donald Trump and Republican Senators to publicly condemn the escalating threats of violence against election workers, saying at a Tuesday press conference that "it has to stop."

"Mr. President, it looks like you likely lost the state of Georgia. We're investigating, there's always a possibility, I get it, you have the rights to go through the courts," Sterling said. "What you don't have the ability to do, and you need to step up and say this, is stop inspiring people to commit potential acts of violence.…
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