Liberal state suffers devastating loss after being sued for unlawful election practices

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak

The Left hates the idea of fair elections. But now they have been caught doing the unthinkable.

And a liberal state has suffered a devastating loss after being sued for unlawful election practices.

The Republican National Committee (RNC), former President Donald Trump’s campaign, and the Nevada Republican Party have taken legal action against the state of Nevada over its handling of mail-in ballots.

The lawsuit, filed recently, challenges Nevada’s practice of counting mail-in ballots that are received the day after an election and do not contain postmarks, which the plaintiffs argue is a violation of state law.

In a press release on Monday, the RNC underscored that Nevada law mandates mail-in ballots to be postmarked on or before Election Day to be considered valid.

Michael Whatley, the chairman of the RNC, emphasized that counting ballots received after the day of the election without postmarks creates a significant risk of fraud, thus undermining the integrity of the state’s electoral process.

“Counting ballots received after Election Day without a postmark creates a concerning and potentially fraudulent impact on Nevada’s elections,” Whatley stated.

“We are filing this lawsuit to ensure that Nevada law is followed and to promote election integrity in the Silver State.”

The RNC detailed in their press release that it had uncovered instances where Nevada election officials were routinely counting non-postmarked mail ballots received after Election Day, contrary to what the law stipulates.

This practice, they contend, opens the door to potential election fraud and discrepancies that could alter the outcomes of close races.

The lawsuit names several defendants, including Nevada Secretary of State Francisco Aguilar, Washoe County Registrar of Voters Jan Galassini, Washoe County Clerk Lorena Portillo, Clark County Registrar of Voters Lynn Marie Goya, and Clark County Clerk Cari-Ann Burgess.

The RNC, Trump campaign and Nevada GOP are seeking judicial enforcement of strict adherence to the state’s post-election day counting regulations.

Former Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak (D) signed Assembly Bill (AB) 321 into law in June 2021, making mail-in voting practices a permanent fixture in Nevada’s election system.

According to the Daily Indy, AB 321 allows mail-in ballots that are sent up to four days after the election to be counted, a provision that the lawsuit challenges as being improperly implemented without proper postmark verification.

“We are committed to ensuring the integrity of Nevada’s elections and inspiring voter confidence,” said Michael McDonald, the chairman of the Nevada Republican Party, in the press release.

“Allowing ballots without postmarks to be illegally counted undermines both. We will continue to fight for fair elections for all Nevadans where only legal votes are counted and the system is secure.”

This lawsuit is part of a broader effort by Republican groups to address what they see as problematic mail-in voting practices that have emerged in various states since the 2020 election.

Similar legal challenges have been filed in Mississippi and North Dakota, where the counting of mail-in ballots received after Election Day has also been contested.

The issue of mail-in ballots has become a contentious topic in recent years, with many Americans arguing that lax rules and enforcement can lead to widespread voter fraud and undermine the public’s trust in the electoral system.

The outcome of this lawsuit could have significant implications for future elections in Nevada and potentially set a precedent for how mail-in ballots are handled nationwide.

As the 2024 election approaches, the integrity and security of the voting process remain critical issues that both parties are keenly focused on.

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