House to vote on bill to prevent attempts to subvert presidential election results

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2022
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Elections, 2024 Election, US House, Election Integrity
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The House is planning to vote Wednesday on an electoral reform bill that seeks to prevent future presidents from trying to overturn election results through Congress, the first vote on such an effort since the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob seeking to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral win.

The Presidential Election Reform Act, authored by Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), explicitly cites the Capitol attack as a reason to amend the Electoral Count Act of 1887, “to prevent other future...

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