“We have a voter integrity board all set up – most of these are lawyers,” Elder said Wednesday. “そう, when people hear things, they contact us. We’re going to file lawsuits in a timely fashion.”
Unsubstantiated claims of the 2020 election being stolen have become one of the most prevalent talking points among Republicans in the wake of Trump’s loss, spurred by the former President and many of his biggest supporters.
Trump himself went on Newsmax, a right-wing outlet that has propagated election lies, to baselessly claim the California election is “probably rigged.”
Elder is cribbing the former President’s strategy by beginning to question the legitimacy of an election before the race has been decided.
“ザ・ 2020 選挙, 私の考えでは, was full of shenanigans,” Elder said this weekend on Fox News, another outlet that has helped spread falsehoods about election integrity. “And my fear is they’re going to try that in this election right here and recall.”
Elder had previously said that Biden won the
2020 選挙 “fairly and squarely.
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先月, “Do I believe there were shenanigans in the
2020 大統領選挙? はい. But it’s time to focus on retaking the White House in 2024.
Polls show Newsom in a more solid position than he was a few weeks ago. The latest polling from the Public Policy Institute of California found 58% of likely voters plan to vote “番号” on recalling Newsom, と 39% saying they will vote “はい。”
Newsom said on Wednesday that the recall had national consequences.
“We’re living in a moment in time where we’re debating democracy. We’re actually, literally, debating democracy in this country,” he said during an appearance with Vice President Kamala Harris.