Texas needs risk-limiting audits to rebuild trust in elections.
Right now, the only way an audit of an election occurs in Texas is if there’s a dispute about the result.
A dispute isn’t always triggered and certainly wouldn’t have been for the presidential election in Texas.
Still, there were questions in various counties about election result veracity, doubts that an audit could have allayed.
While narratives by national figures like Michelle Malkin and the Gateway Pundit suggesting electronic in Tarrant County fraud fell flat when challenged, distrust exists that can’t be overcome without an audit.
Not all audits are created equal. Texas needs robust and transparent audits.
The only thing worse than no audit might be an audit that can credibly be criticized like the half-hearted variants on display in states like Georgia and Pennsylvania this cycle.Read More