Here’s a look at election integrity news from around Texas and the country. Some of these stories may have already been shared via our social media accounts, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Media Manipulation > Russia Boogeyman
This week, Congressional Democrats sought passage of two bills, portrayed by the media as election security measures they were more publicity stunt than responsible lawmaking.
Aimed at continuing the false narrative that foreign interference is significantly impacting American elections, the bills would force campaigns to report contact with foreigners to the FBI and make it illegal for election equipment to be connected to the internet.
In Texas, voting machines are designed to be air-gapped, not connected to the internet, and all but one county in the state have undergone or are undergoing security audits.
The Democrat led House of Representatives is more interested in pushing a narrative than crafting legislation that will deal with the manipulation of elections via ballot harvesting and illegal participation in elections. This week’s bills and the faux outrage over their failure in the Senate are more of the same.
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