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Republicans Are Casting Doubt On Normal Election Processes For The Sake Of Winning

  • By characterizing basic safeguards as illegitimate, Rick Scott and President Trump are undermining democracy.
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11/12/2018 07:33 | On Thursday night, two days after Election Day, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) stood on the steps of the governor’s mansion in Tallahassee and unleashed a nuclear bomb aimed at the very foundation of democracy. Scott suggested there was “rampant fraud” in the state. “No ragtag group of liberal activists or lawyers from D.C.” was going to steal the election from Floridians, the governor said.

When Scott made his comments, Florida hadn’t even hit the deadline to submit unofficial election results to the state. Scott asked the state’s law enforcement agency to investigate his allegations, but the agency quickly said there was nothing to investigate.

That hasn’t stopped President Donald Trump from continuing to insist that there was fraud in the state. There is no evidence of fraud to support his claim. Levine is a reporter at HuffPost covering voting rights. He graduated from the University of Chicago.

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