CNN: Republican legislators around the country seek to strip governors and officials of emergency election powers
By considering criminal penalties for officials who alter deadlines, "the legislature is saying: 'We are the only people in the world that can be trusted with elections,' " Alex Gulotta, Arizona state director of All Voting is Local, told CNN." 'Election officials who are the professionals, can't be trusted. The governor can't be trusted. The secretary of state can't be trusted.' "