TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 11, 2018
Among Russian politician Alexander Torshin’s efforts to build relationships with American conservative figures are recently uncovered documents showing he served as an election observer in Nashville during the 2012 presidential election, NPR reports. Torshin requested visits to the Davidson County and Williamson County election commissions, and a sign-in sheet showed he visited a polling station at Grassland Middle School in Williamson County. An October 2012 memo shows that local attorney Kline Preston made the application for Torshin to serve as an election observer.