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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There are election reforms that both Democrats and Republicans seem to like

There are election reforms that both Democrats and Republicans seem to like

This post was originally published on this site After failing to pass a voting rights bill, Democrats in Congress haven’t made their next move clear. Bipartisan talks have begun over smaller measures that election experts still see as necessary. (Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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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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Bipartisan Senate group hits the gas on modest election overhaul bill

Bipartisan Senate group hits the gas on modest election overhaul bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe lawmakers, who plan to meet by Zoom next week, are discussing changes to the Electoral Count Act and ways to protect election officials from threats.

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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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