ARIZONA Republicans already lost their lawsuit to prohibit all forms of early voting in the state. Now, a handful of far-right gubernatorial and secretary of state candidates including Kari Lake and Mark Finchem are — with Mike Lindell’s money — suing to ban the use of voting machines because they’re “vulnerable to manipulation.” An attorney for Maricopa County, home to the majority of the state’s population, just went to town on the GOP argument.
An inmate caught up in the absurd voter fraud prosecutions in FLORIDA pleaded guilty and was sentenced to three years — though they will run current with an existing sentence.
Thousands of ballots in San Joaquin County, CALIFORNIA remain uncounted due to… blurry barcodes?
LOUISIANA will have just one majority-Black district going into the 2022 midterms, even though a federal court ruled the map was unconstitutionally slanted against Black voters. Why? Because Louisiana Republicans won a stay from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, blocking the district judge’s order to redraw the map.
MICHIGAN Assembly Speaker Robin Vos named a Republican lawyer to replace a GOP member of the Wisconsin Election Commission who departed last month. The appointee, Don Millis, was then voted chair of the commission Friday — allowing the commission to avoid the chairmanship of fellow Republican Bob Spindell, who was a fraudulent Trump elector in 2020.
TEXAS’ new law making it illegal for election officials to “solicit” participation in mail-in voting “does not include broad statements such as telling potential voters that they have the opportunity to apply for mail-in ballots,” the Texas Supreme Court ruled.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) swears that a working group is on the verge of a deal to reform the Electoral Count Act. Count me skeptical for now.