Trump-McConnell feud takes new turn with Electoral Count Act

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) support for the Electoral Count Act is renewing the schism between he and former President Trump, setting up a vote likely to divide the GOP caucus.  Supporters are hopeful that McConnell’s backing will lead to a majority of the Senate GOP conference backing the legislation, drafted in response to … Read more

McConnell gives big boost to Senate’s Electoral Count Act bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that he supports the Electoral Count Reform Act, which aims to protect future elections by making changes to the 1887 Electoral Count Act. McConnell’s support gives a big boost to the legislation led by Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), in part a response … Read more

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi, 77, Is Sentenced To Three Years’ Jail And Hard Labour For ‘electoral Fraud’ 

A junta court in Myanmar has sentenced deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to three years in prison on Friday for electoral fraud in the 2020 polls that her party won with dire consequences. Suu Kyi was “sentenced to three years in prison with hard labour,” a source with knowledge of the case said, adding … Read more

Progressives face down disconnect: policy wins, electoral losses

Progressives are facing down a seeming disconnect over what’s politically achievable in Washington and what wins elections back home. On one hand, they’ve won major policy battles from the White House to Capitol Hill this month, moving Democrats beyond what many thought was possible to accomplish under President Biden.  On the other, they’ve struggled to … Read more

Diri Warns Monarchs Against Electoral Fraud

From Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa   Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has warned traditional rulers in the state to steer clear of partisan politics in the 2023 general election. According to him any traditional ruler that allows electoral fraud to be perpetrated in his domain risks recognition   Diri, who stated this in a meeting … Read more

Kenya Election:INEC Reveals What It Learnt After Reading A Letter Sent By Kenya Electoral Commission – Healthclas

Kenya Election:INEC Reveals What It Learnt After Reading A Letter Sent By Kenya Electoral Commission – Healthclas Home Blog Kenya Election:INEC Reveals What It Learnt After Reading A Letter Sent By Kenya Electoral Commission

Manchin says Electoral Count Act reform would target ‘bad actors’ trying to overturn elections

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Wednesday touted a bipartisan bill he introduced with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to reform the Electoral Count Act that he said would fix a law “bad actors” have manipulated for their benefit. The act was passed in 1887 as an answer to the disputed 1876 election between Rutherford B. Hayes … Read more

6 in 10 in new poll support law clarifying vice president can’t reject state-certified electoral votes

More than half of the Americans questioned in a new poll they would support a law that clarifies that an acting vice president can’t reject state-certified electoral votes.   The Morning Consult/Politico poll, published on Wednesday, found that 62 percent of respondents said that they would support Congress passing such a law, while 14 percent said … Read more

Raskin: ‘A bad faith actor like Donald Trump can plant booby traps’ in the electoral system

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), a member of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, said on Monday that people such as former President Trump “can plant booby traps” in the U.S. electoral system to skew the results their way. Speaking ahead of the Jan. 6 panel’s next public hearing on Tuesday, … Read more

ADF Warns Against Monetization Of Electoral Process

From Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki Alaigbo Development Foundation(ADF) at the weekend said it has lost complete faith in the country’s electoral system, stressing that it process was increasingly constituting a clog in the wheel of national unity. ADF noted that apart from being openly brutal, undemocratic and highly monetised, the nation’s electoral process has been skewed … Read more

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