WASHINGTON — In Georgia, Arizona and other states won by President Biden, some leading Republicans stood up in November to make what, in any other year, would be an unremarkable statement: The race is over. And we lost, fair and square.
But that was then. Now, in statehouses nationwide, Republicans who echoed former President Donald J. Trump’s baseless claims of rampant fraud are proposing to make it harder to vote next time — ostensibly to convince the very voters who believed them that elections can be trusted again. And even some colleagues who defended the legitimacy of the November vote are joining them.
According to the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University, state legislators have filed 106 bills to tighten election rules, generally making it harder to cast a ballot — triple the number at this time last year. In short, Republicans who for more than a decade have used wildly inflated allegations of voter fraud to justify making it harder to vote, are now doing so again, this time seizing on Mr. Trump’s thoroughly debunked charges of a stolen election to push back at Democratic-leaning voters who flocked to mail-in ballots last year.
In Georgia, where the State House of Representatives has set up a special committee on election integrity, legislators are pushing to roll back no-excuse absentee voting. Republicans in Pennsylvania plan 14 hearings to revisit complaints they raised last year about the election and to propose limitations on voting.
Arizona Republicans have subpoenaed November’s ballots and vote tabulation equipment in Maricopa County, a Democratic stronghold that includes Phoenix. Legislators are taking aim at an election system in which four in five ballots are mailed or delivered to drop boxes.
Those and other proposals underscore the continuing power of Mr. Trump’s campaign to delegitimize the November election, even as some of his administration’s top election experts call the vote the most secure in history. And they reflect longstanding Republican efforts to push back against efforts to expand the ability to vote.
It's amazing how much coverage the liberal media have given to completely bullshit voter fraud claims over the past four months. It's been nonstop. Yet attempts to steal future elections are happening in plain sight and there's almost no coverage at all. Endless coverage of nonexistent, almost no coverage of the fact that there have so far been two (2) documented cases of voter fraud in the 2020 election, both Trump voters who voted twice. I'm sure there are more. There may even be enough cases to break triple figures. Maybe we'll actually get one story in the liberal media that reports the eventual number at some point.
Slimtrae really puts the work into his posts(unlike me), good job m8.
Everything is AOK totally fine, nothing to see here, pay no attention to the senile old bastard behind the curtain
"Drown in a vat of whiskey.....death where is thy sting?" - W.C. Fields.
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