While the electoral college votes on December 14, Congress must certify the election results a few weeks later. During that period, members of the House and Senate may challenge the election results from the floor. Here’s a look at how these challenges work, and who may make them in Congress.Visit Politico to learn more.
President Donald Trump raises more than $170 million since Election Day as he pushes baseless fraud claims
After the election, President Trump has raised an extraordinary amount of money that has been donated to his “Election Defense Fund.” In reality, this money is going to “The Save America” political action committee to fund his campaign’s debt and other political operations.Visit CNN to learn more.
On November 30th, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that his office is investigating three organizations—America Votes, Vote Forward, and the New Georgia Project—to determine whether they have been illegally registering people from other states to vote in Georgia’s January 5th Senate run-off elections.Visit Fox News to learn more.
Trump Fires Director of Homeland Security Agency Who Had Rejected President’s Election Conspiracy Theories
President Trump fired CISA head Chris Krebs on Twitter Tuesday, in direct response to that agency’s release of a report detailing the evidence that no votes were tampered with during this month’s elections – evidence the President has consistently ignored in favor of conspiracy theories with no basis in fact. Visit CNN to learn more.
Several thousands of Georgia residents are turning 18 before the two Senate runoff elections in Georgia, and they have until December 7 to register in order to be able to vote in the January 5 runoff.Visit MIT Technology Review to learn more.