Lawmakers Urge Electoral Count Changes to Fix Flaws Trump Exploited

Lawmakers in both parties are eager to act after former President Donald J. Trump and his allies sought to exploit a 135-year-old law to overturn the 2020 election.

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The Electoral College Makes a Coup Very Tempting

The Senate has a good plan to reform the Electoral Count Act. It will not be enough.

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Bipartisan Senate Group Strikes Deal to Rewrite Electoral Count Act

The changes outlined by the senators are intended to prevent a repeat of the effort on Jan. 6, 2021, to overturn the presidential election in Congress.

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Trump, Told It Was Illegal, Still Pressured Pence to Overturn His Loss

In its third public hearing to lay out its findings, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack showed evidence that the president knew his order to the vice president was unlawful.

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Susan Collins: Reform the Electoral Count Act to Avoid Another January 6

The peaceful transfer of power should not depend on the valor and integrity of one man.

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Jan. 6 Inquiry Subpoenas 6 Tied to False Pro-Trump Elector Effort

The committee is digging deeper into a plan by former President Donald J. Trump’s allies to reverse his election loss in key states by sending fake slates of electors who would say he won.

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The Conservative Case for Reforming the Electoral Count Act

Both parties must set aside their partisan interests and reform the Electoral Count Act.

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