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Polling Places

In a federal case brought in response to a private security company’s ads seeking people with special-ops experience to “protect election polls, local businesses and residences from looting and destruction” in Minnesota in the weeks surrounding the last general election, a private security firm agreed that it will not put armed guards within 250 feet or otherwise monitor any polling place in the state through 2025.

MINNEAPOLIS — In a federal case brought in response to a private security company’s ads seeking people with special-ops experience to “protect election polls, local businesses and residences from looting and destruction” in Minnesota in the weeks surrounding the last general election, the security firm agreed that it will not put armed guards within 250 feet or otherwise monitor any polling place in the state through 2025. 

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