OUR ELECTIONS ARE BEING RIGGED

Republican lawmakers are stealing our electoral process in broad daylight.

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The women who saved the boxes of electoral votes during a riot in the Capitol

A Senate aide directed staff to protect the three mahogany boxes containing the certified electoral college votes while rioters stormed the Capitol Wednesday afternoon.  Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The 19th With insurrection at the door, one woman’s thoughts turned to the mahogany and leather boxes in the Senate chamber. The three boxes contained the

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Objection to Arizona’s Electoral College result fails in U.S. Senate, House

By Ted O’Neil | The Center Square/Jan 6, 2021 (The Center Square) – The U.S. Senate voted 93-6 on Wednesday night against an objection to Arizona’s Electoral College vote. After a delay of several hours because protesters from a pro-Trump rally stormed the U.S. Capitol building, the U.S. House and Senate returned to their respective chambers Wednesday

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Capitol Rioters Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight. The Police Weren’t Ready.

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story was originally published in ProPublica by Logan Jaffe, Lydia DePillis, Isaac Arnsdorf and J. David McSwane/ProPublica The invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was stoked in plain sight. For weeks, the far-right supporters of

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U.S. Sen. Schumer of New York poised to become Senate majority leader, based on Georgia results

By Delphine Luneau | The Center Square/January 6th, 2021 (The Center Square) – U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the leader of the Democrats in the upper chamber of Congress, appeared poised to become Senate majority leader based on the results of Tuesday’s runoff elections in Georgia. In a statement, Schumer congratulated the Democratic candidates, Raphael

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Georgia’s elections rely on ‘Black Voters Matter’

How LaTosha Brown helped build a get-out-the-vote powerhouse in the South. Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th In the days after Georgia went blue for the first time in a generation, LaTosha Brown wasn’t taking a victory lap — she was on the ground and in the media, thanking the Black voters who made

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In another effort to challenge Electoral College votes, Rep. Gohmert sues Vice President Mike Pence

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square/December 29th, 2020 (The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, sued Vice President Mike Pence in an attempt to challenge the results of some states’ Electoral College votes.

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White women had doubts. They voted for Trump anyway.

They said they didn’t like the president’s rhetoric, his handling of the pandemic. But in the end, they came home. Amanda Becker Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. Heading into Election Day, forecasters predicted that Republican Donald Trump —

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The Sunday Read: Monday’s Electoral College vote could prove interesting

By Chris Krug | The Center Square/December 13th, 2020 (The Center Square) – The 538 electors within the Electoral College will cast their votes on Monday. This has historically been an uneventful, check-the-box moment in the process of electing a president. But in a year brimming with eventfulness, what emerges Monday from this milestone may be

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Why does the Electoral College exist, and how does it work? 5 essential reads

Jeff Inglis, The Conversation On Dec. 14, the members of the Electoral College will meet in state capitols across the country and cast their ballots for president and vice president. The expected vote total: 306 for Democrat Joe Biden and 232 for Republican Donald Trump. It will be their votes – not the votes of

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