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How election deniers are campaigning to control voting in four critical states. (Barf Alert)
Florida Phoenix ^ | August 5th 2022 | KIRA LERNER

Posted on 08/05/2022 7:45:47 AM PDT by Jacquerie

Mark Finchem, an Arizona state representative who has said he would not have certified the 2020 election, won the Republican primary for secretary of state on Tuesday, making him the latest election denier to move closer to controlling his state’s election system.

Across the country, Republicans who say the 2020 election was rigged are vying to be elected secretary of state, a position that would grant them immense control over their states’ election systems.

As of July 28, at least 20 election deniers are running for secretary of state in 16 states, according to States United Action, an organization that tracks these races.

Races for secretary of state since 2020 have gone from low-profile contests to ones in which massive amounts of money have been spent on candidates who have a higher profile than ever before.

As November approaches, candidates in Arizona and three other critical states — Michigan, Minnesota, and Nevada — continue to claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 election and have vowed to erect barriers to voting. All the candidates have raised enough money to be competitive.

They’ve all won the Republican nomination and will appear on the ballot in November. They all have close ties to Trump allies and many of them have been endorsed by Trump.

Here’s how four candidates are campaigning and what they say about the future of elections in their states:

(Excerpt) Read more at floridaphoenix.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: deniers; election; kiralerner
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The rats say without evidence that the 2020 election was clean.
1 posted on 08/05/2022 7:45:47 AM PDT by Jacquerie
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To: Jacquerie
DENIERS!!!

The new "RACIST!!" pejorative.

2 posted on 08/05/2022 7:47:20 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom (“May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, angels protect you and heaven accept you”)
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To: Jacquerie

‘Election deniers’? Is that like ‘climate change deniers’?


3 posted on 08/05/2022 7:47:46 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /Sarc tag really necessary? Pray for President Biden: Psalm 109:8)
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To: Jacquerie

Not seeing how preventing vote fraud is supposed to be a bad thing.


4 posted on 08/05/2022 7:48:39 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion, or satire, or both.)
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To: Jacquerie

Yes the methods of voting and vote integrity need to be controlled which only makes sense.


5 posted on 08/05/2022 7:49:05 AM PDT by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)
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To: Jacquerie

Election fraud deniers.


6 posted on 08/05/2022 7:50:02 AM PDT by eclectic (Liberalism is a mental disorder)
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To: Jacquerie

I guess these election deniers joined Al Gore,Hilary,Stacy and every other dem that loses any election.

Remember wack job Hillary saying they stored you for voting if you were a woman, black, gay, or for any reason “they” didn’t like.

But it’s ok to elect crazy witches like Hilary?


7 posted on 08/05/2022 7:52:00 AM PDT by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)
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To: Williams

stopped you from voting.

auto correct is a major embarrassment.


8 posted on 08/05/2022 7:52:49 AM PDT by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)
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To: Jacquerie
Look at the current Secretary of State in those states.
For example, Arizona Katie Hobbs, who is now running
for Governor. Nasty piece of work.

9 posted on 08/05/2022 7:54:01 AM PDT by Tommy Revolts
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When is America have we ever had people do things like call people “election deniers” as though they have committed a crime by believing and seeing evidence of cheating in a political race?

Thses RATS and RINOs are evil to the bone.


10 posted on 08/05/2022 7:55:46 AM PDT by dforest
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...coming from the same idiots for 4 years that said Trump's win was "Russian Collusion".

The enemy is within.

11 posted on 08/05/2022 7:56:10 AM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Please Pray For My Brother Ken.)
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This article by KIRA LERNER

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for the nonprofit States Newsroom, where she covers voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy.

Before joining States Newsroom, Kira was managing editor of Votebeat, a pop-up newsroom launched to cover election administration and voting before and after the 2020 election.

She has also covered voting rights, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for outlets including The Appeal and ThinkProgress. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Guardian, Slate, and Talking Points Memo, among other outlets.

Kira has a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and is a native of the Washington, D.C. area.


12 posted on 08/05/2022 7:56:20 AM PDT by tired&retired (Blessings )
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Election “Deniers” now in control in 4 states.

Read that carefully. You’d think that would tell them something.


13 posted on 08/05/2022 7:56:24 AM PDT by jimjohn (We're at war, people. Start acting like it.)
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Mark Finchem, an Arizona state representative who has said he would not have certified the 2020 election, won the Republican primary for secretary of state on Tuesday, making him the latest election denier to move closer to controlling his state’s election system.

Degaston, I want you to see how this works. You have all the major broadcasting agencies spewing the lie that the election was the cleanest in history, and everyone who says it wasn't is an "election denier."

Liberals already claim that all these efforts to make elections secure are just intended to stop black people from voting.

This is how the lie gets spread. They control the main sources of information, and they repeat the lie over and over and over again. Without anyone to argue to the contrary, over time people believe the crap fed to them by all the "official" news sources.

It's propaganda, and this is how it's done in a modern setting. It was done exactly the same in the 1860s.

14 posted on 08/05/2022 7:57:36 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp ("of parents owing allegiance to no other sovereignty.")
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To: Jacquerie

I Googled little Kira.....little ugly leftist big city girl just spewing her leftist words...... she has about as much life experience as a turnip.


15 posted on 08/05/2022 7:58:17 AM PDT by Gaffer (Infidel, and proud of it!)
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To: eclectic; Degaston
Election fraud deniers.

This is the truth, but the liars have by far the louder voice in the nation. They will also have control of how the history books get written.

16 posted on 08/05/2022 7:59:16 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp ("of parents owing allegiance to no other sovereignty.")
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To: Jacquerie

“… election deniers are campaigning to control voting”

More projection.


17 posted on 08/05/2022 8:01:32 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: Jacquerie

i was surveyed over the phone and the reporter asked why i supported someone propagating the lie... and i told her to be careful not to show her bias... and she lost it saying how can i think the election was stolen after it has been debunked and i just laughed at her.


18 posted on 08/05/2022 8:03:42 AM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world or something )
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To: Jacquerie

Election officials risk criminal charges under 31 new GOP-imposed penalties

By: KIRA LERNER - July 19, 2022
Second in a two-part series. See part one here. Since the 2020 election, Iowa has enacted one new felony and two new misdemeanor offenses targeting election officials. The state’s omnibus election law, passed in 2021, criminalizes election officials who fail to perform their duties, don’t adequately maintain voter lists, or interfere with other people performing their […]


19 posted on 08/05/2022 8:05:11 AM PDT by tired&retired (Blessings )
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

There’s a logical breakdown in their propaganda output!

If the election wasn’t stolen/rigged/altered, then why would ‘election deniers’ trying to “control” elections be a problem?

If there’s no problem, then what’s the problem????

They want everyone to think that the “election deniers” want to do the rigging.

Just like everything else, all the crap they get away with, they try to blame on their opponents so that they can keep getting away with it.

clever frickin bastages


20 posted on 08/05/2022 8:08:17 AM PDT by z3n (Kakistocracy)
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