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Atlanta-area prosecutors are now in possession of text messages and emails directly connecting members of Donald Trump’s legal team to the January 2021 voting system breach in Coffee County, Georgia. The newly obtained evidence further substantiates the prosecutors claim that allies of the former president attempted to access voting systems after the 2020 election as part of their broader push to produce evidence that could back up Trump’s unproven claims of widespread voter fraud.Visit CNN to learn moreImage Credit:National Archives and Records Administration (CC0

Maricopa County Arizona Recorder Stephen Richer is suing defeated gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake for defamation, claiming Lake’s repeated false claims regarding the 2022 election have caused him significant personal hardship. In his lawsuit, Richer alleges that Lake, her campaign, and her affiliated fundraising committee have spread “malicious falsehoods” that have resulted in Richer and his family receiving targeted threats of violence and even death.Visit CNN to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Republican officials in North Carolina, Texas, Georgia, and Wisconsin have enacted various new rules and regulations to increase their control over elections ahead of the 2024 presidential race. Critics say these changes in who oversees elections and in what way they oversee them could shift the balance of power to the Republicans or lead to partisan stalemates when high-stakes Senate and presidential contests are on the ballot. According to Megan Bellamy at the Voting Rights Lab, “These state legislators are seeking new powers over

In a ruling Monday May 22nd an Arizona judge rejected the final lawsuit brought forth by Republican Kari Lake, affirming Democrat Katie Hobbs as the rightful victor in Arizona’s recent gubernatorial election. In the ruling Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson found that Lake’s team failed to present, “clear and convincing evidence or a preponderance of evidence” that misconduct was committed in last fall’s Arizona election. Lake, who was also a prominent supporter of former President Donald Trump’s lies regarding the 2020 election,

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp recently advised Republicans to move on from the 2020 presidential election. At a private Republican National Committee donor retreat in Nashville Kemp emphasized this saying, “not a single swing voter in a single swing state will vote for our nominee if they choose to talk about the 2020 election being stolen.” Kemp’s advice is at odds with many comments from the current GOP frontrunner for 2024, former president Donald Trump, who has continued to repeatedly air his grievances regarding the