R Studio crashes with fatal error: elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found

Hello all! I've begun getting fatal errors that cause R Studio and R to terminate its session at parts of my code that pull from the VoteSmart API. These errors are completely new and unprecedented, and the error message itself makes me think that it is not a problem with the API (and either way a problem with the API wouldn't break R itself, or at least I don't think it would). Here is the new error code that crops up:

[7165:7165:20200709,105407.758005:ERROR process_memory_range.cc:86] read out of range
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.758018:ERROR elf_image_reader.cc:558] missing nul-terminator
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.758201:ERROR process_reader_linux.cc:445] no module mappings 0x7fbcaf67c000
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.760854:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.761192:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.763354:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.763411:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764666:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764709:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764751:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764791:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764833:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764916:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764959:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.764998:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7165:20200709,105407.765038:ERROR elf_dynamic_array_reader.h:61] tag not found
[7165:7168:20200709,105407.785655:ERROR directory_reader_posix.cc:42] opendir: No such file or directory (2)
Aborted (core dumped)

The error I am getting is nearly identical to this bug report, but that user had a NVIDIA graphics card, and they fixed the issue by updating graphics card drivers, which is not a solution for me (I explain more below).

These fatal errors are new, and don't coincide with any updates that I know of. In fact, my machine came with Ubuntu 20.04 pre-installed, and I had no problems with R! The errors cropped up last night and have continued through today.

For additional context, my machine is the Dell XPS 13 Developer's Edition. Since previous solutions to this problem have been connected to graphics cards, my graphics card is a IntelĀ® IrisĀ® Xe Graphics with shared graphics memory. I've actually already called Intel's customer service support and it seemed like all my drivers were correct and there was nothing more they could do ("There are no drivers for you to update"). I've also contacted Dell's customer service and am waiting on a response.

I've also tried all the fixes provided in this article on RStudio Rendering issues. I've uninstalled R and R Studio and re-installed it as well. I've heard downgrading Ubuntu sometimes helps but that seems like a drastic step to take.

Thank you in advance for the help! Let me know if I can clarify anything in the above.

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