Article: Former Trump adviser takes prominent role in Republican voting rights battle

Election Reform

Former Trump adviser takes prominent role in Republican voting rights battle

A GOP lawyer who advised former President Donald Trump on his campaign to overturn the 2020 election results is now playing a central role coordinating the Republican effort to tighten voting laws around the country.

Cleta Mitchell, a longtime Republican lawyer and advocate for conservative causes, was among the Trump advisers on a January phone call in which Trump asked Georgia election officials to “find” enough votes to declare him, and not Democrat Joe Biden, the winner of the battleground state.

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‘An all-hands moment’: GOP rallies behind voting limits

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‘An all-hands moment’: GOP rallies behind voting limits

On an invitation-only call last week, Sen. Ted Cruz huddled with Republican state lawmakers to call them to battle on the issue of voting rights.

Democrats are trying to expand voting rights to “illegal aliens” and “child molesters,” he claimed, and Republicans must do all they can to stop them. If they push through far-reaching election legislation now before the Senate, the GOP won’t win elections again for generations, he said.

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Article: Question of election fraud will not go away

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Article: Question of election fraud will not go away

As we are now three months out from the elections and almost one month removed from the storming of the Capitol, we can step back, catch our breath and reassess where we stand. Emotions are calming down, the news cycle is less intense, and fanatical voices are being separated from reasonable voices. Yet one thing remains constant: Millions of fair-minded Americans still believe there was serious election fraud. This is an issue that simply will not disappear. Continue reading “Article: Question of election fraud will not go away”

Article: US election fact check: The voting dead?

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US election fact check: The voting dead?

US President Donald Trump shows no sign of conceding the presidential election. Instead, his supporters are making further allegations about irregularities. DW Fact Check examines the latest claims.

Claim: Some 14,000 voters in Michigan cast a ballot under the names of deceased people.

In one instance, the ballot of a 118-year-old deceased man, William Bradley, was counted in Michigan.