Eleven Republican senators, led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, announced Saturday that they would object to the certification of states’ Electoral College votes when Congress meets on Jan. 6.
As of now, 686 of you have petitioned Congressman Peter Welch to investigate allegations of fraud. Is a petition treason? The First Amendment protects our right “to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” What could be more American?
Vermont Congressman Peter Welch will not support an investigation into alleged 2020 General Election electoral fraud, either before or after Inauguration Day on Jan. 20 he said at a Montpelier press conference Tuesday.
“The State of Texas’s motion for leave to file a bill of complaint is denied for lack of standing under Article III of the Constitution,” the nation’s highest court wrote in an unsigned ruling released Friday evening.
What Texas says is all of those changes in the rules and all of the ballots that were cast according to those changes in the rules were all invalid votes, and that therefore the Electoral College votes of those four states should not be allowed to be counted.
The suit argues that each of the four states violated the Electors Clause of the U.S. Constitution, which Texas argues vests “state legislatures with plenary authority regarding the appointment of presidential electors.” The lawsuit asks the Supreme Court for a declaratory judgment that states violated election law and thus their electoral votes should not be counted.
Lawsuits remain ongoing in several states alleging election irregularities and fraud, and improperly followed state and federal procedures, which could impact how and when Electoral College votes are cast on Dec. 14.
Fraud can make the difference in a close election. And so can errors and slip-ups by election officials. That is why state officials all over the country need to concentrate on addressing all of these vulnerabilities and problems and finally do something about them.
The video seemed to show that after the volunteer observers and reporters were gone, several election workers stayed behind and continued counting votes unobserved until early the next morning, Nov. 4.
Election workers and observers presented alarming accounts of voter fraud to the Michigan state Senate on Tuesday, with some calling on lawmakers to act and insisting on an audit of the vote in that state.
On the same day that Arizona certified former Vice President Joe Biden as the winner of the state’s 11 electoral votes, state lawmakers held a fact-finding meeting Monday on allegations of voter fraud that might have tilted the closely contested state.
Noncitizens likely voted at a high enough rate to alter the 2020 Electoral College tally, potentially flipping the states of Arizona and Georgia in the presidential election, according to an analysis by Just Facts, a research group.