Safeguarding Elections, False Claims, Turnout and More

Posted on November 2, 2022

Safeguard Fair Elections Act: Right now, extremists are trying to destroy our democratic system by compelling election officials lie about election results. This is manifestly unAmerican. The Safeguard Fair Elections Act blocks efforts to subvert democracy by disqualifying any public official who refuses, without legitimate evidence, to certify the actual vote counts or results of an election.

2022 elections come down to turnout: The 2022 elections will be decided by voter turnout, just like the elections of 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2021. How did we get in this position and how are we doing? Read the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

Between Barack and A Hard Place: Former Obama White House aides discuss President Obama’s current election arguments and rhetoric on Pod Save America.

Election Deniers Already Are Disrupting the Midterm Election: After two years of continuous disinformation from Donald Trump and his allies, right-wing militants are already challenging election procedures and results—without any factual justification. As Pew’s Stateline reports, the election deniers are trying to overturn democracy.

Nine tips to debunk false claims made by friends and family: It’s important to debunk misinformation, says the Washington Post. This story offers a variety of tactics suggested by political experts.

A Democracy, Yes or No: The upcoming election could “determine whether the United States remains a democracy, at least something like it, or it becomes some form of plutocracy, oligarchy and/or kleptocracy.” Those words were written in 2020, but they’re still true today.