Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct the percentage of the audit results as written numerically, which were incorrectly written by the Clerk and Recorder’s Office during a public presentation this week. Attorney Roopali Desai says in a statement that the Senate can’t get around public records laws by hiring a private firm to perform government functions. Snowe had been planning to run for re-election to the Senate. Snowe was a moderate Republican, a coalition-builder, happy to work across the aisle. 10 Tampa Bay looked into how post-Election Audit audits work in Florida and how voting systems are secured outside of elections. We all have a vested interest to ensure our voting machines work properly. Democrats have been doing their best to halt or failing that to undermine the credibility of the audit, and so far are failing miserably. People who are willing to get up on a stage and tell us … If you want more information on the show or want to get tickets to attend a taping, you can learn more here. Before we get on to today’s brand-new episode, I want to let you know about a whole new podcast I’m starting. Feel free to spread this word to friends, family, co-workers, pets, you name it, because we want to bring you the very best, funniest, and weirdest ideas on the planet.
Which electoral and political ideas should be killed off to make way for a saner system? SNOWE: So they abandoned legislating and policymaking and just devolved into a series of gotcha votes, “my way or the highway,” and the all-or-nothing proposition that was really the road to nowhere. SNOWE: In fact, the last Congress I served in, in 2012 – it was the least productive Congress in modern history. Over that time, the tenor of Congress changed a great deal. Over time, Snowe saw her brand of centrism essentially disappear. Snowe joined the Bipartisan Policy Center, which addresses, as she calls it, “congressional dysfunction and political paralysis.” She wrote a book called Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress. SNOWE: I mean, I was stunned that we would be at a point in the United States Congress that we were prepared to take the country to the financial and political brink to make a political point.
10 complaints reviewed by auditors and understaffed its advisory committee to the point where it couldn’t reach a quorum during any of its meetings for the last several years. In an interview with NBC News, Cutler said there’s a need for such scrutiny in his state after last year’s vote not because of Trump’s fraud claims but because of voter concern over significant changes to the state’s election system and a number of snafus that happened as they were implemented. In the immediate aftermath of the 2020 Election Audit, a sprawling collection of Trump loyalists, fueled by a host of baseless conspiracies involving disproven claims of widespread voter fraud, failed over and over again to overturn the Election Audit results in the courts. CW69 News at 10) – During a press conference on December 30, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation unveiled what they discovered during an audit of over 15,000 Cobb County absentee ballot signatures. But there appear to be tens of thousands that could be potentially counterfeit, and that could have been enough to switch the results here in Georgia.
And you’ll have a chance to impress a bunch of celebrity panelists and a few million podcast listeners! It’s a live game show with audience contestants, celebrity panelists, and me as the host. We’ll do our first tapings in front of a live audience in New York in September, and we’re looking for contestants. Lawrence Norden, deputy director of the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program at New York University School of Law. The Ballot Law Commission will have final approval, and it’s likely that they’ll use the Windham audit to inform their decision on the next generation of the state’s vote counting equipment. Every show will have a theme – maybe food one week, transportation the next – but at this point, we are open to any and all ideas. For more information on the people and ideas in the episode, see the links at the bottom of this post. That’s the bottom line.