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Sunday, December 04, 2022

Some local officials in the battleground states of Arizona, Nevada and Pennsylvania defied state elections laws as they pushed debunked claims about the November midterms, a disturbing trend that could spell trouble in 2024.



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...The incidents, most of which were rebuffed or ended when the officials backed down, show that despite losses for dozens of candidates who worked to overturn President Joe Biden's victory, GOP officials are still trying to toy with electoral defeats.

"What we're seeing now is the beginning of the same playbook that could be used in 2024," said Matthew Seligman, a fellow at the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford University.

The Board of Supervisors in rural Cochise County, Arizona, refused to certify the November elections, leading the secretary of state and an advocacy group to sue. The Board of Elections in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, was initially deadlocked on whether to report their tallies to the state. Officials in Nye County, Nevada, repeatedly attempted to hand-count all ballots even as the state Supreme Court tried to stop them, only to give up and use the voting machines for their official count....

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-12-02 06:33 PM | Reply

Fascist scum.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-02 07:00 PM | Reply

It shows you where the real fraud with voting is. It's been pretty consistent where the real problem is and this is why democracy is under attack and where from. All you have to do is look at the cumulative actions of the GOP to see where the real threat to it comes from.

#3 | Posted by BBQ at 2022-12-03 12:16 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 6

Republicans hate democracy.

#4 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2022-12-04 11:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

They should all lose their positions on the
voting boards. But they won't, because, as stated
above, the GOP doesn't believe in democracy anymore.
Their only answer to not being popular enough, is

Thank God the younger generations are coming in
decidedly more democratic than the older ones.
My hope lies with them.

(now Eberly or some other GOPer will show up and
quote that misleading line about how young
democrats become conservatives as they age)...
just watch.

#5 | Posted by earthmuse at 2022-12-05 06:42 AM | Reply

Many of these bad actors would look good in the stocks for a month or two, fed a high-fiber diet and with no ability to clean themselves. They deserve to swim in filth...

#6 | Posted by catdog at 2022-12-05 09:14 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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