Number of Lawmakers to Object to Electoral College Votes Grows

Maybe a few of them have cojones after all. Even Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene. Good on her!


Rep.-elect Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) said Tuesday that he will object.

“I will vote on January 6th to CHALLENGE the Electoral College because the American people deserve a FREE and FAIR election! The FRAUD that DID take place on Election Day can’t be allowed to stand!” Jackson wrote.

On Wednesday, Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) said he will join the effort, which is being led by Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.).

“On January 6, 2021, I plan to object to the Electoral College certification from states that experienced these unprecedented issues like Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin,” Duncan said in a statement.

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-N.J.) also said Tuesday he would object to Electoral Vote counts from states that did not abide by the rule of law.

Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) said in an interview this week she has received word that even more lawmakers will join.

“We refuse to certify a stolen election,” she told the Kyle Olson Show. “As members of Congress, it’s our duty to protect the integrity of our elections.”

Meanwhile, Hawley became the first senator to announce that he will object to the certification during the Joint Session of Congress.

“I cannot vote to certify the electoral college results on Jan. 6 without raising the fact that some states, particularly Pennsylvania, failed to follow their own state election laws,” Hawley wrote in a statement on Wednesday. “And I cannot vote to certify without pointing out the unprecedented effort of mega-corporations, including Facebook and Twitter, to interfere in this election, in support of Joe Biden,” he added.

Other than Hawley, Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.)—as well as Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.)—have said they are open to the idea of objecting to electors.

Here’s a partial list of Republicans planning to challenge Electoral College results
Rep. Brian Babin
Rep. Andy Biggs
Rep.-elect Lauren Boebert
Rep. Mo Brooks
Rep. Ted Budd
Rep.-elect Jerry Carl
Rep.-elect Madison Cawthorn
Rep.-elect Andrew Clyde
Rep. Jeff Duncan
Rep. Matt Gaetz
Josh Caplan
Rep. Louie Gohmert
Rep.-elect Bob Good
Rep. Lance Gooden
Rep. Paul Gosar
Rep. Mark Green
Rep.-elect Yvette Herrell
Rep. Jody Hice
Rep.-elect Ronny Jackson
Rep. Brian Babin

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January 1, 2021 at 02:58PM

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