What’s in Democrats’ big election-reform bill and why they might be willing to get rid of the filibuster in order to pass it
In early March, House Democrats passed H.R.1, an enormous anti-corruption and voting rights reform bill also known as the For the People Act. H.R.1 also includes a major overhaul of campaign finance and redistricting laws. The bill will next face a vote in the Senate, where it has a tough road ahead despite the Democrats’ majority in that chamber.
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Judge Rules Arizona’s Maricopa County Must Turn Over 2.1 Million November Election Ballots to Senate
A judge on Friday ruled that Maricopa County must provide some 2.1 million ballots from the Nov. 3 election to the Arizona state Senate and allow access to its election equipment to conduct an audit.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy Thomason ruled that subpoenas issued by Arizona’s state Senate are valid and should be enforced, and he disputed arguments from Maricopa County officials saying the subpoenas are unlawful. The county previously stated that multiple audits have been sufficient and said ballots should be sealed. Continue reading “Judge Rules Arizona’s Maricopa County Must Turn Over 2.1 Million November Election Ballots to Senate”
Three Million Votes in Presidential Election Cast by ‘Illegal Aliens’?
Zero evidence has been put forth to support the widely parroted claim that 3 million “illegal aliens” voted in the 2016 presidential election.
On 14 November 2016 — not even a week after the results of the 2016 presidential election were announced — our inbox exploded with messages requesting that we investigate the claim that more than three million votes were cast by “illegal immigrants” or “illegal aliens” (non-citizens). In some cases it was also claimed that these three million voters are “under investigation” for fraud, or that three million votes for Hillary Clinton will be “voided” because they were illegal. Under federal law, non-citizens cannot vote in a presidential election.
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