Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters, Rep. Lauren Boebert respond to FBI investigation and home searches

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R) and Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters (R) released statements on Monday regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s inquiries into Clerk Peters.

Last week, the homes of Peters and several others, including Lauren Boebert’s former campaign manager Sherronna Bishop, were searched by the FBI. According to Mesa County District Attorney Dan Rubinstein, the court-ordered search was part of an investigation of alleged election security breaches conducted by Mesa County officials including Clerk Peters and her associates. Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) has alleged that Peters allowed a breach in chain-of-custody and security protocol regarding county voting systems took place in May of 2021.

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