'The Big Lie': Election-Deniers Are Running To Control Voting : Consider This from NPR A year since the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, the belief in 'the big lie' is now mainstream. And in states around the country, that belief is driving people to run for public office, where they would oversee elections this year. NPR's Miles Parks reports. Here's his complete report on where election-denying candidates are running to control voting.

And NPR's Tovia Smith reports on why 'the big lie' is still so hard to dispel.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

'The Big Lie' Lives On, And May Lead Some To Oversee The Next Election

'The Big Lie' Lives On, And May Lead Some To Oversee The Next Election

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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris arrive to deliver remarks on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection in Statuary Hall of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Michael Reynolds/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris arrive to deliver remarks on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection in Statuary Hall of the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

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A year since the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, the belief in 'the big lie' is now mainstream. And in states around the country, that belief is driving people to run for public office, where they would oversee elections this year. NPR's Miles Parks reports. Here's his complete report on where election-denying candidates are running to control voting.

And NPR's Tovia Smith reports on why 'the big lie' is still so hard to dispel.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman. It was edited by Lee Hale, Ashley Brown, Miles Parks, Tovia Smith, and Vickie Walton-James. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.