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Honest Elections Project Action Reacts to New SC Election Integrity Law

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action:  “We applaud Governor McMaster and the South Carolina legislature for making it easier to vote and harder to cheat. South Carolina joins a growing list of states enacting commonsense voting measures supported by a majority of Americans. This new law brings stronger voter ID protections, bans the corrupting influence of private [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Reacts to Missouri Legislature’s Passage of HB 1878

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action: “The Missouri legislature took monumental steps this week to improve Missouri’s election system. House Bill 1878 requires a photo ID to vote, bans private funding, adds protections against voter trafficking, and allows individuals to vote two weeks early if they wish to. All these measures are commonsense and popular policies that [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Applauds Georgia for Taking Election Integrity Seriously

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action: “Congratulations to Georgia for once again showing that it takes the integrity of elections seriously. Enacting SB 441 is a major victory. Now, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is empowered to investigate serious violations of election law, bolstering the integrity of Georgia's election system and deterring voter fraud. Laws that restore [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Applauds Gov. DeSantis for Signing SB 524 Into Law

Jason Snead Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action: “Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 524 into law today, a substantial victory for Floridians. The passage of this bill creates an Office of Election Crimes and Security within the Department of State, strengthens protections against vote trafficking, enhances list maintenance, and moves towards the popular, commonsense policy of requiring voter ID [...]

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Honest Elections Project Actions Urges Georgia to Sign Election Integrity Law

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action  “I urge Gov. Kemp to sign SB 441 as soon as possible. Giving the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) the authority to investigate alleged election abuse is a much-needed tool in the fight to secure Georgia’s elections. Giving the Bureau the authority to initiate investigations into significant violations of election law [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Reacts to States Banning Private Donations to Fund Election Expenses

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action “States across the nation including Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Nebraska, should be commended for taking action to ban ‘Zuck Bucks.’ Prohibiting state and local election officials from receiving and using donations from private individuals and nongovernmental groups, as these laws do, will help restore trust in our elections. “Despite Zuckerberg’s recent [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Reacts to Left-Wing Dark Money Project

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action: “The $80 million dark-money project to elect left-wing election administrators has nothing to do with safeguarding democracy. This is about putting partisans and ideologues in charge of the local offices that run our elections and count our votes. It is detestable that these special interests are unnecessarily politicizing offices that should [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Reacts to Alabama Bill Prohibiting Private Donations to Fund Election Expenses

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action, released the following statement:  “Alabama is the latest state to pass legislation that prohibits private donations to fund election expenses. In 2020, we saw the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg funnel his ‘Zuck Bucks’ through the non-profit Center for Tech and Civic Life. Analysis now shows that these funds were distributed [...]

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Honest Elections Project Action Reacts to Wisconsin Governor Vetoing Election Integrity Bills

Jason Snead, Executive Director of Honest Elections Project Action, released the following statement:  "Governor Evers shot down a number of common-sense election safeguards passed by Wisconsin legislators. Americans overwhelmingly favor reforms that make it easy to vote and hard to cheat, but once again he was unwilling to put Wisconsin voters first. With these vetoes, Governor Evers has kept open the spigot [...]

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