Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson, appointed to the position by Greg Abbott, has released her so-called audit of 2022 Harris County elections.
From the Texas Tribune:
"A preliminary report from the Texas Secretary of State’s office found the Harris County's 2022 election administration had “multiple failures” that could have prevented some voters from casting a ballot, but the report stopped short of suggesting the outcome of any race was affected.....“Harris County clearly had multiple failures conducting the election and violated election law for estimating needed ballot paper. Mistakes like these led to a poorly executed election which left many Harris County residents frustrated and may have prevented them from voting,” Secretary of State Jane Nelson said in a statement. “It is important to talk about these issues now in order to address them before the 2024 election cycle.”
Blah blah blah. After all this fuss for the past year and lawsuits seeking to undo the results of a democratic election, Republicans have still not been able to produce any voters unable to vote in Harris County in 2022.
Detailed reports by Jen Rice at the Houston Chronicle and Andrew Schneider at KUHF 88.7 have made clear 2022 Harris County elections were conducted fairly.
This all is about the State of Texas looking to take control of Harris County elections and cast suspicion on the outcomes multi-racial democracy produces at the polls.
The right won't let up on these attacks on democracy. And we can't let up on fighting for and protecting our most essential freedoms.
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