The right to vote in a free and fair election requires procedural protections to ensure that elections are conducted in an honest manner. We must have guardrails to protect against potential election fraud, voter intimidation, illegal votes, and inaccurate vote counts. The American people’s willingness to accept the results of an election, whether a voter’s favored candidate wins or not, depends on their being convinced that the election was carried out in a legitimate manner. H.R.1 strips away any semblance of guardrails. Instead, H.R.1 creates multiple paths to election fraud, including the following:
H.R.1 is far from the voting rights reform bill advertised by the Democrats. It is an invitation to election fraud and voter intimidation. So long as the Senate filibuster remains intact, the Democrats’ attempt at a power grab will hopefully come to an inglorious end – at least for the time being.