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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says lessons from 2020 are informing election officials' priorities and preparations for the general election in November. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Michigan's elections chief wants to protect voters, poll workers and democracy itself

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Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference after his defamation trial outside the federal courthouse in Washington, on Dec. 15. A jury awarded $148 million in damages to two former Georgia election workers who sued Giuliani for defamation over lies he spread about them in 2020 that upended their lives with racist threats and harassment. (A judge lowered the jury's award to $146 million.) Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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