Several state legislatures are entertaining baseless election denial conspiracies, adding redundant rules against non-citizen voting to the November ballot. Dressed as democracy protections, these efforts instead seek to create a boogeyman around a problem that doesn’t exist. After a decade and millions of dollars spent searching for a problem,... Continue »
Washington, DC — Today, House Republicans are set to mark up legislation that is nothing more than a fig leaf to provide further legitimacy to election denial conspiracies. The bill relies on the widely and repeatedly debunked bigoted conspiracies about non-citizen voting and is pushed by Speaker of the... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week: Let’s make something clear: voting by non-citizens is generally not a problem in the United States, because a federal... Continue »
Washington, DC — House Republicans are set to hold a committee hearing and are readying legislation to tackle the made-up problem of non-citizens voting in federal elections. As numerous fact checkers have highlighted, it’s a virtually non-existent issue with strong safeguards and penalties already in place to protect election... Continue »
Washington, DC — In a new interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Donald Trump reiterated his lie about the rigged nature of the 2020 elections, downplayed January 6th, and refused to pledge to accept the results of the 2024 election should he lose. These comments are disturbing in their... Continue »
Far too many politicians, pundits, and online commentators with massive audiences are peddling bigoted conspiracies about a plot by elites to use non-white immigrants to undermine our democracy with masses of fraudulent votes and dilute the voting power of “real” Americans. This conspiracy is a version of replacement theory... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Promoting the lie that elections are rigged and bolstering the false grievance that the votes of ‘real Americans’ are being discounted is fodder for challenging any election and stoking political violence.” Washington, DC — Tomorrow, Donald Trump and House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) will hold a joint... Continue »