Right wing extremist Mike Ancheta (under investigation for assaulting me) intimidated voters, harassed poll workers, refused to wear a mask, barged in the voting area, electioneers, & films someone voting.

The entire voting floor had to be vacated just so he could vote alone. 1/
Volunteers tell Mike Ancheta that he can vote without a mask outside. He refuses. So they accommodate him & tell him that they're clearing out the voting center just for him. He isn't concerned with how safe others feel, so other voters are inconvenienced. He keeps harassing. 2/
Mike Ancheta decides not to wait for other voters to safely vacate. He barges in without permission but is stopped by a poll worker. He harasses and interrogates her and tries to get her full name (Ancheta has a history of stalking and doxxing). 3/
During the previous exchange, there is a voter visible behind the volunteer. Mike Ancheta is illegally filming that voter while they are still voting. This (& Ancheta's other actions) is voter intimidation and it has been reported to the California Secretary of State's office. 4/
Mike Ancheta illegally films the voter yet again and tries to intimidate them. Ancheta repeatedly lies and says he isn't recording the voter. Ancheta threatens the voter who asks to be kept off the internet, to which Ancheta responds: "don't act up and you won't be." 5/
Mike Ancheta finally votes, and continues to harass. He asks for a candy after his tantrum and prepares to exit the voting center. 6/
Mike Ancheta leaves and is faced with a line of voters he has inconvenienced. They boo him. He responds by yelling "f*** you" and "f*** Newsom" and tells people to vote yes on the #RecallElection. This is voter intimidation and electioneering, yet again. This is very illegal. 7/
And no, the saga does not end there. Mike Ancheta returned to the voting center later, with friends, in order to harass and intimidate even more voters. Only now does he wear a mask. 8/
At one point, Mike Ancheta even enters the volunteer’s office in order to continue to harass and insult poll workers. The poll workers call 911, but it does not seem like any law enforcement ever responded while Ancheta was on scene. 9/
For background context on violent extremist Mike Ancheta, here he is in the 8/14 brawl with Proud Boys & other MAGA militants. He assaulted multiple people in front of the headquarters of @LAPDHQ. He also attacked a bystander high school student during the 7/17 Wi Spa clash. 10/
As stated at the top of the thread, Mike Ancheta assaulted me while I was reporting on an anti-vaxxer rally. He hit me from behind as a mob encroached on me. He punched me repeatedly until I had a concussion and fractures in my nose and eye sockets. 11/ independent.co.uk/news/world/ame…
Here is Ancheta stalking journalist @andrewkimmel during an 8/30 far right rally regarding the #RecallElection and mask/vaccine mandates. 12/
Note the orange armband Mike Ancheta wears to identify himself with other militants and Proud Boys at the rally. Violent Capitol rioter/DC insurrectionist Tony Moon also has been seen at these far right rallies wearing a matching orange armband. 13/
For verification, here is my conclusive proof that the individual in this video and all of these other incidents is Mike Ancheta. Yes, he accidentally filmed his voter information right before voting. He tried to edit it out before uploading, but it can be seen for one frame. 14/
By the definition of the state legislature, the actions of Mike Ancheta on 9/14 constitute a corruption of the electoral process. Complaints have been filed regarding this incident to the office of California’s Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber. 15/ leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_di…
The ANTIMASKERSCLUB (Mike Ancheta is a member) is now sharing these videos on Telegram and falsely claiming that Ancheta was denied the right to vote for not wearing a mask.

Mike Ancheta was given multiple options to vote without a mask, and literally filmed himself voting. 16/
One of the ANTIMASKERSCLUB members who goes by “Adam Gabrail” on Instagram calls for the poll workers to be executed. The anti-masker movement has become increasingly violent and volatile.
Ancheta responds. He accused me of giving out private voter info even though he posted this info about himself on a public IG profile. He also brags about assaulting me, referring to himself as a “manly man” & falsely claims I attacked first, which is not supported by videos. /18
The false allegation that I “attacked” first during the Harlowe assault has been thoroughly debunked by videos from the far right mob themselves. Here is the clip showing Ancheta shoulder checking me from behind as I film and then attacking me. /19
Another right wing anti-masker went to this exact same polling place & pulled the same routine, almost verbatim. “Bentelligent1776” engaged in similar harassment & invasions of privacy. He also illegally filmed other people voting. It’s likely he went here because of Ancheta. /20
He was at the 7/22 violent anti-mask rally against the Cedars Sinai Breast Cancer Clinic. Other anti-maskers ended up punching & bear macing a breast cancer patient here. (vice.com/en/article/pkb…).

This is him with the four anti-maskers who trespassed on @CD6Nury’s home. /21
He refused to wear a mask and barged onto the voting floor without permission. He claims they’re denying his right to vote even as they tell him he can vote without a mask outside. He’s told it’s illegal to film when other voters are voting but he keeps filming & harassing. /22
“ANTIMASKERSCLUB” also promoted this secondary video. Yet again; they push the false claim that the person filming was denied the right to vote for not wearing a mask— even when they, too, are offered multiple voting options & literally film themselves voting inside anyways. /23
I received a phone call from the office of California’s Secretary of State. They confirmed that there is a police report about this incident and that the office is investigating Mike Ancheta specifically. /24

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