Election Integrity Update - 4/29/2023

Kandiss TaylorElection integrity supporters gained great momentum with big wins at the District GOP Conventions!  On our Election Integrity Update, Nathaniel Darnell reported on the District GOP Convention's efforts to advance transparency and accountability, Kandiss Taylor and Jason Piona provided details of their conventions’ wins and efforts towards secure elections. 

Garland Favorito presented VoterGA’s Resolution that was read at the GRA Endorsement Convention for a hand-counted paper ballots, transparent and verifiable voting system. We also announced a fundraiser to get VoterGA an educational outreach booth at the State GOP Convention. We raised the funds needed before the end of the day! 

William Quinn shared details regarding the dismissal of Konnech’s lawsuit against True the Vote.  Hank Sullivan talked about his research into SB 221 from 2021 which was signed into Georgia law allowing the governor to raise unlimited funds from any source, including out-of-state corporate entities, specifically to affect the outcome of any election.  Tania Sosa connected this law with the appearance of new organizations appearing in the aftermath of some GOP county conventions. 

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Election Integrity Update - 4/22/2023

Liz HarrisOn this Saturday’s Election Integrity Update, Liz Harris responded to her wrongful expulsion from the Arizona House of Representatives after giving a constituent the opportunity to present testimony before the Arizona State and House Election Joint Committee on Elections on an investigation implicating several state and local officials. Garland Favorito then talked about the FOX News $787 million settlement with Dominion Voting Systems and raised the question: is it a very expensive hoax?  Use the link below to view the April 22 Election Integrity Update if you missed it or want to share it with friends and family. 

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Election Integrity Update - 4/15/2023

Jacqueline Breger at Arizona Assembly
On Saturday’s election integrity update Garland Favorito reviewed some current elections-related events including Jacqueline Breger’s testimony at the Arizona Senate Elections and House Municipal Oversight & Elections committees on Feb. 23, and the expulsion of Representative Liz Harris from the Arizona House of Representatives last week. Garland and Judge Paul Nally then held a discussion regarding President Trump’s indictment by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and the authority of Congress and the House Judiciary Committee to investigate.   

Tim Adderholdt talked about the constitutionality of the involvement of county political parties in the selection of county Board of Elections members. His petition to challenge this process in Cherokee County was met by the introduction of HB 642. Use the link below to view the April 15th Election Integrity Update if you missed it or want to share it with friends and family. 

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Statewide Tele-Town Hall - 4/8/2023

Sine die 2023On this Saturday’s Tele-Town Hall Garland Favorito provided a litigation update for VoterGA and announced a call to action asking election integrity supporters to submit requests to expedite the ballot access case.  To wrap up our review of the 2023 Georgia legislative session David Hancock highlighted some of the good, the bad and the ugly bills on a variety of issues affecting our rights including medical freedom, school choice, and others.  Jason Boyce discussed HB 514 and HB 517 and their impact on land rights in rural counties.  Nathaniel Darnell presented on citizen-led efforts to deal with political corruption at the county level and up.  Use the link below to view the April 8th Statewide Tele-Town Hall if you missed it or want to share it with friends and family.  The recording will be available for 14 days after the call. 

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Election Integrity Update - 4/1/2023

2023 End of Session Legislative SummaryThe 2023 legislative session is over, and on last Saturday’s Election Integrity Update Garland Favorito reported on the outcome of election integrity bills introduced this session and gave a status report on VoterGA’s legislative priorities addressed in those bills. Michelle Cobb, GOP Chair from Spalding County, updates us on election integrity action in her county.  Bill Quinn discussed SB 145, the “leaf blower turned green new deal” bill, an example of legislative sausage-making at its worst. I followed with a presentation on political donation smurfs in Georgia and introduced a project we are currently organizing to identify and be able to rectify donation fraud in Georgia.  Use the link below to view the April 1st Election Integrity Update if you missed it or want to share it with friends and family. 

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