Supporting Trump’s election lies is becoming a litmus test for Pennsylvania Republicans seeking higher office – The Philadelphia Inquirer

The six-month anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol prompted somber reflections on one of the darkest moments in recent American history. But far from creating a moment of regret or reflection, last week’s grim milestone also showed how many Republicans — including in Pennsylvania — have doubled down on the lies … Read more

What’s blocking election vote centers in Delaware County? The political divide – The Star Press

MUNCIE, Ind. — After near-record voter turnout in the 2020 elections, Delaware County officials are warily looking ahead to the 2022 election, which could see brisk voting even for a non-presidential election. One thing officials will not agree to do, however: Implement vote centers to expand the locations and days that people can cast their ballots. … Read more

J.D. Scholten Announces Plans For 2022 Election Cycle –

Northwest Iowa — The Democrat who lost to 4th District Congressman Randy Feenstra last fall after coming very close to ousting Feenstra’s predecessor in 2018, has announced his plans for the 2022 election cycle. J.D. Scholten of Sioux City released a video message Tuesday afternoon. Scholten had been among those Democrats mentioned as potential … Read more

Biden nominations of McCain and Flake to ambassadorship a signal for 2024, Arizona strategists predict – Yahoo News

President Joe Biden’s nominations of two Arizona anti-Trump Republicans to ambassadorships will likely be a key part of the president’s strategy to win the state again in 2024, local strategists believe. Biden announced former Sen. Jeff Flake as the U.S. ambassador to Turkey on Tuesday and named Cindy McCain, widow of the late Sen. John … Read more

2020 Election Spurs Resignations and Retirements of Officials – The New York Times

Ms. Clark, the head of the Michigan clerks’ association, said she believed that the pace of departures there would be influenced by the fate of Republican-backed legislation that would tighten voting rules and restrict election officials’ authority. And in Iowa, the Republican-controlled legislature voted this spring to shorten early-voting periods, clamp down on absentee ballot … Read more