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Jake Pearson, ProPublica

Jake Pearson is covering the business interests of Trump Administration officials, including post-election business ventures pursued by the president's children and family company. His past investigative work has ranged from uncovering fraudulent business practices of a prominent political donor to exposing abuse and mismanagement inside New York City's jails. He previously worked for the New York Daily News, NBC News and The Associated Press.

Before limiting ballot drop boxes, Ohio election officials secretly consulted promoter of debunked voting fraud fears

By: and - September 25, 2020

This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive their biggest stories as soon as they’re published. After Black union workers petitioned the state for more secure ballot drop boxes, a top Ohio election official called Hans von Spakovsky, a leading purveyor of discredited […]