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Voter “fraud”

  1. arizona audit
    Arizona Audit Aftermath Shows Trump Conspiracy Theories Will Go On ForeverYes, the recount in Arizona showed Biden’s lead actually increasing, but there’s always another rabbit hole for MAGA folks to explore.
  2. explainer
    Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A TimelineThe insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
  3. 2021 california recall election
    Larry Elder Campaign Concedes Defeat and Claims Fraud – Before Election DayTelling the Big Lie extra-early is a new one for California Republicans.
  4. california recall election
    A Defeat of the Newsom Recall Will Feed a New Round of MAGA Conspiracy TheoriesThe recall has lost ground, or maybe never had any. But Newsom’s momentum will be treated by Trump and Republicans as signs of a rigged election.
  5. voting rights
    Bipartisan Voting-Rights Legislation May Simply Be ImpossibleThe pious hopes of Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema notwithstanding, we are in a historic moment, like Reconstruction, when one party is incorrigible.
  6. politics
    Maricopa County Will Replace Voting Machines ‘Audited’ by Cyber NinjasArizona’s most populous county won’t be reusing the machines, citing concerns they could have been tampered with during the partisan audit.
  7. 2022 midterms
    Kris Kobach Won’t Go AwayThe Republican Party’s gift that keeps on giving to Kansas Democrats is running for attorney general.
  8. voting rights
    What Is the Republican Party’s Position on Voting Rights?The implicit GOP position is to defer to states and localities — so far as their decisions help Republicans.
  9. republican party
    Why Republicans Think They Can Regain Power Without Repudiating TrumpismFrom the midterm precedents to the belief that Trump expanded the GOP’s reach, Republicans have a host of reasons to be complacent.
  10. politics
    Dominion Voting Sues Fox News Over Election Fraud ClaimsDominion, which is seeking $1.6 billion in damages, is the second voting company to sue Fox for promoting baseless pro-Trump conspiracy theories.
  11. voting rights
    Republicans Return to Old Voter-Suppression PlaybookTrump shifted the focus to phony vote-by-mail fraud claims, but Republicans tried to limit all kinds of voting pre-2020 — and they’re at it again.
  12. politics
    Trump Repeatedly Pressured Justice Department to Help Overturn ElectionAfter DOJ leaders refused to file a Supreme Court lawsuit, Trump nearly fired the acting attorney general just days before the attack on Congress.
  13. georgia
    White House Forced Out U.S. Attorney Amid Effort to Overturn Election in GeorgiaThe top federal prosecutor in Atlanta, Byung Pak, was reportedly told to resign because Trump was upset he didn’t help find voter fraud in Georgia.
  14. conservatism
    House GOP Admits It Opposes Democracy, Not Voter FraudHouse Republicans claimed that they object to affirming Biden’s victory out of concern for voter fraud. A colleague just called their bluff.
  15. the national interest
    Trump Tells Georgia Official to Steal Election in Recorded Call“I just want to find 11,780 votes.”
  16. swan songs
    Barr Pans Trump’s Coup Schemes in Final Press ConferenceThe outgoing attorney general reiterated that he is not onboard with some of the extreme measures the president has reportedly been seeking.
  17. troublemaker
    Will Trump’s Antics Suppress Republican Turnout in the Georgia Senate Runoffs?By falsely claiming the GOP-run election was stolen, he could damage his party in two very close Senate races it can’t afford to lose.
  18. early and often
    Trump Spent His Holiday Weekend Bolstering His Loser RoutineA roundup of Trump’s latest preposterous election claims and flailing attempts to convince America that he’s definitely not a loser.
  19. contested election
    Rudy Melts Down Over Trump and ‘Voter Fraud’ During Insane Press ConferenceThe president’s legal team alleged a vast conspiracy to install Joe Biden, bankrolled by “communist money.”
  20. early and often
    Lindsey Graham Pressured Georgia Secretary of State to Toss Legal BallotsSecretary of State Brad Raffensperger says he’s alarmed by the efforts of Graham and other Trump allies to challenge Biden’s victory in Georgia.
  21. contested election
    How Long Can Trump Keep Contesting the Election?Republicans could bring the president’s madness to an end, but there are a series of deadlines that may force the issue.
  22. vision 2020
    Trump’s Only Credible Legal Strategy Won’t Be EnoughIt’s possible the Supreme Court will accept Republican efforts to disallow late mail ballots in Pennsylvania. But there aren’t enough votes to matter.
  23. vision 2020
    The Democratic Advantage in Voting by Mail Is a Mixed BlessingDemocrats will be able to “bank” a lot of early votes, but then they may have to fight all the way to the Supreme Court to get them counted.
  24. vision 2020
    Trump Keeps Repeating These Ludicrous Attacks on Voting by MailSome Trump claims are made up, others are exaggerations, and still others mistake safeguards against fraud for fraud.
  25. contested election
    The System for Resolving a Contested Presidential Election Is Also a MessThe two-week period in Congress in January is convoluted, depends on the good faith of the party in power, and requires lawmakers to act briskly.
  26. vision 2020
    Top Republican Election Lawyer Trashes Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ LiesBen Ginsberg tried to find widespread “voter fraud” for decades. Now he’s calling out Trump’s claims as fraudulent.
  27. vision 2020
    Democrats Scramble to Prevent Premature Trump Victory DeclarationIn battlegrounds with little experience voting by mail, a faster count may keep Trump from calling the race before all the votes are counted.
  28. vision 2020
    If Trump Was Really Worried About Mail-Ballot Security, He’d Try to Fund ItTrump complains about overwhelmed and insecure election systems. Why won’t he accept Democratic proposals to spend some money to address them?
  29. 2020 elections
    Trump’s Election-Day GambitAnother escalation of a well-worn strategy for the president.
  30. vision 2020
    How Trump Is Trying to Ensure an Early Election Night LeadTrump’s demonization of voting by mail has convinced his fans to vote in person, which could skew the early returns and lead to a contested election.
  31. vision 2020
    Why Do Trump Supporters Act Like His Reelection Is Certain?For reasons varying from a Trumpian infatuation with “winning” to thoughts of contesting a loss, many Republicans act as though it’s a done deal.
  32. vision 2020
    What We Can Do to Stop Voting Chaos in NovemberTime is running out and options are limited, but there are still steps we can take to protect voting rights.
  33. florida man
    Trump’s Voter Registration Mistake Is What He’d Call FraudHe had to correct his Florida voter registration after initially listing the White House, which is not in Florida, as his “legal residence.”
  34. vision 2020
    Thanks to Trump, Republicans May Skip Voting by MailSome Trump supporters in the swing state of Pennsylvania think voting by mail is bad — and they are handing Democrats an advantage.
  35. vision 2020
    Trump Is Laying the Groundwork to Contest Any Election LossBy deeming voting-by-mail systems a way a majority of states use to rig elections, POTUS has laid a foundation to declare a close election fraudulent.
  36. vision 2020
    45 States Already Allow the Kind of Voting by Mail Trump Considers FraudulentTrump is fighting a rearguard action against a common form of voting at the worst possible time.
  37. vision 2020
    Trump Threatens to Cut Off Funds for States That Expand Voting by MailThere’s no legal theory supporting presidential intervention in state election decisions, so Trump may just be preparing to challenge adverse results.
  38. 2020 elections
    Heads We Win, Tails You Lose: For Trump, All Democratic Wins Are ‘Rigged’In a bad omen for November, Trump is making contradictory claims of fraud in a special congressional election in California that his party may win.
  39. vision 2020
    Fear of the Coronavirus Is Not Enough to Get a Texas Mail BallotNew Hampshire Republicans say a reasonable fear of death is a “disability” which justifies use of an absentee ballot. Texas scoffs at that.
  40. coronavirus
    In New Hampshire, COVID Ruled a ‘Disability’ Justifying Voting by MailIn a restrictive state when it comes to voting, Republicans will make a onetime exception for the pandemic.
  41. vision 2020
    Here Are the Red States That Limit Voting by Mail to Trump–Approved GroupsIt’s becoming the GOP party line that the procedure should be limited to seniors and military folk. Some places already follow that rule.
  42. vision 2020
    What Democrats Might Need to Sacrifice to Get Voting by MailAlthough Republicans aren’t going to support sending a mail ballot to every voter, there could be some version of the practice the GOP accepts.
  43. vision 2020
    Get Ready for Guerrilla Warfare on Voting RulesThe Trump campaign will fight state by state against reforms that allow voters frightened by the coronavirus to cast ballots in the November election.
  44. mike pompeo
    Mike Pompeo Isn’t Riding to the Rescue in KansasTrump’s other Kansas buddy, Kris Kobach, could well blow another statewide election for Republicans, one that could even lose them Senate control.
  45. vision 2020
    Judge Orders Purge of 200,000 Voters in WisconsinA conservative lawsuit prevailed, and majority Democratic areas in the battleground state may feel the most impact.
  46. voter fraud
    Bevin Blames His Defeat on ‘Vote Harvesting’ Among Students and Black PeopleLike a lot of Republicans, Bevin considers anything that helps poor people vote illegal or unethical.
  47. elections of 2019
    Bevin Concedes After Republicans Decline to Help Him Steal the ElectionThis could be a useful precedent for Republicans whose president has given reason to fear he might not accept 2020 defeat.
  48. conspiracy theories
    McCarthy Still Repeating Bogus Conspiracy Theories About Midterm-Election TheftHouse GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy is still whitewashing his party’s terrible performance in his home state with lurid tales unsupported by evidence.
  49. vision 2020
    Fresh Signs Trump Might Not Accept Defeat in 2020Republicans are becoming far too accustomed to joining the president in attributing any electoral setbacks to Democratic conspiracies.
  50. voter fraud
    Trump Condemns All Forms of Voter Fraud — Real and ImaginaryAsked to criticize the GOP’s proven election fraud in North Carolina, Trump condemned the Democrats’ fictional election-stealing in California.
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