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S1E2 Election Security with Noah Praetz

By Eric Fey, Brianna Lennon
Published January 1, 2021 6:00 am CST

Noah Praetz joins Brianna and Eric for a conversation about election security, transparency, and communication.

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Eric Fey

Director of Elections

Eric Fey is a lifelong resident of St. Louis County, Missouri, who fell in love with election administration as a teenage poll worker. He has worked in the field for a decade, and became director of elections in 2015. He’s on the executive board of the Missouri Association of County Clerks and Election Authorities, and has observed elections in twelve countries, including Ukraine, Sri Lanka, and Uzbekistan.

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Brianna Lennon

County Clerk

After serving as Assistant Attorney General in the Missouri attorney general’s office and as Deputy Director of Elections in the Missouri secretary of state’s office, Brianna Lennon made the decision to pursue election administration at the local level. She was elected county clerk in Boone, Missouri, in 2018, making her responsible for conducting elections for more than 120,000 registered voters.