It is October 26, 2022, lower than two weeks away from what some contemplate to be essentially the most vital midterm election in historical past. For causes past comprehension and logic, Dinesh D’Souza is internet hosting a (podcast-like) present, and at this time he had former President Donald Trump, as a visitor to handle the election… the 2020 election.
Trump has spent a lot of his time complaining bitterly about folks voting greater than as soon as. He mentioned folks would vote 5 votes, six votes, seven votes, then go to “one other one” (precinct?), after which it provides up! He famous that you may’t put in a thousand votes “or it would not look good”, however what these 5, six, seven folks do “provides as much as tens of millions of votes”. He even heard of somebody who voted 28 occasions in at some point.
In a brand new interview, Trump says he is heard some folks have come again and voted as much as 28 occasions on the identical day in 2020. pic.twitter.com/5Z5ZxjEm5C
— Ron Filipkowski 🇺🇦 (@RonFilipkowski) October 26, 2022
The knowledge offered under contributes powerfully to the dialogue. Certainly the reader remembers the all-important state of Georgia; the one Trump known as out with the notorious “Guys, come on, I want 11,700 votes, give me a break!” And let’s have a look at how many individuals voted 28 occasions in Georgia. From Workplace of the Secretary of State:
Beneath is an inventory of a complete of 35 folks arrested for voting crimes in the identical state of Georgia within the 2020 election.
Joseph B of Atlanta for allegedly registering to vote whereas serving a felony sentence
Hassan M of Decatur for allegedly voting whereas serving a felony sentence
Michael W of Columbus for allegedly voting whereas serving a felony sentence
Cherry Log’s Brian P for allegedly voting whereas serving a felony sentence
Talibah B of Lilburn for allegedly submitting a false voter registration software
Sharmaine S of Lithonia for allegedly submitting a false voter registration software
· Sophia S of Valdosta for allegedly voting on behalf of one other particular person
Albert N de Winder for allegedly voting as a non-citizen
Sean W of Covington for allegedly voting as a non-citizen
Clifton S of Fairburn for allegedly registering to vote as a non-citizen
There are others however you get the gist.
Accurately, Georgia takes the safety of the vote very severely. For those who vote on behalf of one other particular person, you could have taken what is basically a secular-sacred proper. The authorities catch these folks. There have been many tales from Florida (particularly The Villages, for some odd cause) of individuals being caught voting twice. The very fact is, after all, that election safety is extraordinarily robust. Moreover, our decentralized type of elections, the place voting is finished constituency by constituency and reported up the chain, via numerous states, all the way in which to the highest, makes it all of the tougher for somebody to “change” a vote depend that will change an election. Are we excellent? No. Can an individual vote 5, six or twenty-eight occasions a day? No.
However even funnier or sadder, relying on the way you take a look at it, we’re – once more – 13 days away from a vital midterm election, and Trump is not spending each second speaking in regards to the significance of exit and vote. He talks about the truth that should you’re a Republican, you higher get 28 of your mates and go vote, lest the Democrat who voted 28 occasions overwhelm your voice.
Lastly, after all, it is value mentioning that we’re 13 days away from midway via the time period, and Trump continues to be speaking in regards to the election he misplaced by virtually 8 million widespread votes and – by slender margins in some states , misplaced by a major margin within the Electoral School as nicely.
@JasonMiciak thinks a day with out studying is a day not lived. He’s a political author, columnist, writer and lawyer. He’s a Canadian-born twin citizen who spent his teenage and faculty years within the Pacific Northwest and has since lived in seven states. He’s now having fun with life as a single father to a younger lady, writing from the seashores of the Gulf Coast. He loves making his flowerpots, cooking, and is at the moment finding out philosophy of science, faith, and the non-mathematical rules behind quantum mechanics and cosmology. Please be at liberty to contact for talking engagements or issues.