But an RNC spokesman said is is not an attempt to raise fears over the potential for voter fraud. "Absolutely not," the RNC's Doug Heye told the Washington Independent. "We're obviously not involved in any anti-voter fraud efforts of any kind."
"There are a lot of people on both sides who would say that Franken won in the courthouse after the election and in the weeks and days after," Heyes says. "We want to have every resource on the ground so that we'll be able to get people there quickly to ensure that we hit the ground running this time."
It is much more difficult for the RNC to get directly involved in "ballot security" efforts, as TPMMuckraker has reported. But lots of groups with connections to the RNL -- like the Republican National Lawyers Association -- have launched their own initiatives this year.
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