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Posted inDEMOCRACY & POLITICS

FBI election crimes investigator interviewed Somali American elders in Minneapolis.

Five residents of a south Minneapolis apartment building describe early-February encounters with an FBI agent. Together, they say they faced questions about their voting methods in the 2020 City Council election in Ward 6. Several say they were shown images of their IDs or photos of neighbors and a Minneapolis politician. The elders say the FBI encounters left them scared and reluctant to vote in the future.