'Everything's up for grabs': The 2022 midterms could see open warfare over election results in an increasingly polarized Congress

Posted on AllSides January 30th, 2022
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More than a year after January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, members of Congress from both parties are considering changes to the Electoral Count Act, which governs how Congress will count electoral votes in 2025, as the best chance for major election reform.

But Congress itself may first become a political tinderbox over the high-stakes 2022 midterms. In the following year, a Congress that is increasingly defined by toxic partisan rancor and includes over 100 GOP members who objected to ratifying the results of the 2020 presidential election may be tasked with adjudicating a close...

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