Wisconsin district attorney urged to go after fake Trump electors

Wisconsin district attorney urged to go after fake Trump electors

This post was originally published on this site Exactly one year after filing a complaint with the Wisconsin Elections Commission over the actions of the 10 false electors who claimed to represent Wisconsin at the Electoral College, the two lead attorneys at Law Forward wrote a letter to Dane County...

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Support grows to overhaul presidential vote count process

Support grows to overhaul presidential vote count process

This post was originally published on this siteProposals to change federal laws that govern how to compile and count the official votes for president, cast by the electoral college are gaining steam.

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Senators moving ‘aggressively’ on Electoral Count Act reform, but face long way to go before a deal

Senators moving ‘aggressively’ on Electoral Count Act reform, but face long way to go before a deal

This post was originally published on this siteBipartisan talks to overhaul the Electoral Count Act — an 1887 law under scrutiny in the wake of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol — face an uncertain future and key hurdles as lawmakers scramble to secure a deal and pass...

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What to know about the Trump ‘fake electors’ scheme

What to know about the Trump ‘fake electors’ scheme

This post was originally published on this siteIn the last few weeks, more details about how former President Donald Trump tried to overturn the 2020 election have come to light, specifically about an effort by his campaign to subvert the Electoral College process and install fake GOP electors in seven...

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Prosecutors in multiple states are investigating false Electoral College submissions

Prosecutors in multiple states are investigating false Electoral College submissions

This post was originally published on this site Legal experts say the illegitimate submissions should motivate Congress to update the Electoral Count Act and “firm up the guardrails” of democracy. (Image credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

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AG says there is enough evidence to charge fake Trump electors

AG says there is enough evidence to charge fake Trump electors

This post was originally published on this site Attorney General Dana Nessel says there is “absolutely” enough election fraud evidence to charge the 16 false electors who attempted to submit a 2020 Electoral College certificate for former President Donald Trump in December 2020. The Democrat asked the feds last week...

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Electoral Count Act: What is it, how did it play a role in the 2020 election and Jan. 6, and why are there calls to change it?

Electoral Count Act: What is it, how did it play a role in the 2020 election and Jan. 6, and why are there calls to change it?

This post was originally published on this siteThe Electoral Count Act was created to provide clarity around contesting election results. Lawmakers and experts say it needs a second look.     

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Lawmakers discuss changes to Electoral Count Act after Jan. 6

Lawmakers discuss changes to Electoral Count Act after Jan. 6

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers are quietly discussing trying to make changes to the formal counting of the Electoral College results, a year after dozens of Republicans, with then-President Trump‘s backing, challenged the outcome of the 2020 election in key states…

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GOP’s Rice says he regrets Jan. 6 vote against Biden’s election

GOP’s Rice says he regrets Jan. 6 vote against Biden’s election

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) told Politico on Wednesday he wishes he had certified the electoral votes of several states that voted for President Biden in the 2020 presidential election.“In retrospect I should have voted to…

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