Epoch Times Politics Reports — Republicans: Democrats’ H.R. 1 Is a Power Grab, Would Undermine States’ Election Rules

Republican governors and state legislators across the country say efforts to bring integrity, accountability, and security to the voting process may be made null and void if legislation introduced by House Democrats is passed. Opponents of the legislation—H.R. 1, For the People Act—say it would give the federal government the power to gain control over the election process by imposing mandates on the states. They said it would eliminate basic security protocols that states have in place and interfere with the ability of states to determine the qualifications and eligibility of voters, not allow citizens to participate and speak freely in the political process, and fail to ensure the accuracy of voter registration lists. House Rules Committee Ranking Member Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) called the title of the bill a misnomer during a committee meeting on Monday. “I said this bill’s title is a misnomer because I do not believe this …Read MoreEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

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