Federal effort to boost election worker protections fizzles


              FILE - An election worker boxes tabulated ballots inside the Maricopa County Recorders Office, Nov. 9, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
            
              FILE - Election challengers yell as they look through the windows of the central counting board as police were helping to keep additional challengers from entering due to overcrowding, in Detroit, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
            FILE - Democratic candidate for Nevada secretary of state, Cisco Aguilar, right, greets a woman at offices for Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Nov. 7, 2022, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Federal effort to boost election worker protections fizzles