Democrats Admit 'There Isn’t a Way' to Win Midterms with Election Integrity Laws
New laws cause Democrats to panic
The Republican state legislature's reforms of 30 election integrity laws in 18 states have got Democrats panicking about winning the 2022 midterm elections.
Nsé Ufot, CEO of New Georgia Project, founded by Stacey Abrams, told Politico:
“If there isn’t a way for us to repeat what happened in November 2020, we’re f—ed.”
Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Latosha Brown, said that “hope is quickly turning into frustration.”
She then asked:
“When in the hell are those who claim that they are committed to democracy going to show up to protect those that protect democracy?”
States have passed new election integrity measures such as early voting requirements and voting ID.
There have also been more than 400 bills with election integrity provisions "introduced in 49 states in the 2021 legislative sessions.”
Other states are still waiting for election integrity measures to be passed, those included:
- North Carolina
- New Jersey
- Wisconsin and Maine
Joe Biden has pushed legislation to federalize state and local elections, putting more power into the hands of Washington.
In June, Senate Republicans defeated Biden’s so-called “For the People Act” by a filibuster.
The battle has now been handed back to the states, where “the restrictions advanced by Republicans affect so many facets of voting that Democrats cannot agree on which provisions are the most problematic.”
The chaos resulted in Texas House Democrats fleeing Texas to stop integrity efforts in the state,
“As soon as they come back in the state of Texas, they will be arrested, they will be cabined inside the Texas Capitol until they get their job done,” Gov. Greg Abbott (R) responded to the stunt.
“Texas Democrats were out of moves, and the only thing they could do to deny quorum was to take their families and leave the state in the middle of the night,” Ufot stated.
“That’s the kind of response and leadership that this moment requires, and I am waiting for the administration to match the energy of state and local Democrats across the country who are fighting these fights.”