True the Vote Laser Focused on Georgia Ballot Count; Calls on Army of Volunteers to Assist the Effort
HOUSTON, Texas – True the Vote Founder and President Catherine Engelbrecht released the following statement regarding the contested elections in Georgia:
"Yesterday, Georgia’s two sitting Senators jointly called for the resignation of their state’s Secretary of State – a member of their own party – due to the egregious mismanagement of the state’s ballot counting efforts, which remain underway. The Office of Georgia’s Governor followed up with a critical statement calling on the Secretary of State to take a serious look at numerous allegations of fraud and irregularities. While the media and others may be content to move on from our most recent election, we cannot ignore the fact that votes are still being counted in numerous states and all states’ elections have yet to be certified.
"True the Vote is committed to fact-checking credible allegations from start to finish, and our eyes are laser-focused on the state of Georgia. We are calling our entire network of volunteers to mobilize in key areas across Georgia, where they will be on the ground, serving election workers and observing the ballot count, ensuring that every legal vote is counted and every illegitimate vote is not.
"Never in our history has there been such blatant disregard for election integrity. During these pivotal times, we refuse to stand on the sidelines. True the Vote will keep fighting to ensure 2020 election returns reflect the principle of 'one vote for one voter' and to repair our broken elections once and for all."
True the Vote recently launched Validate the Vote, an initiative that establishes a whistleblower fund in excess of $1 million to support those who come forward with credible evidence of criminal malfeasance, takes the steps to resolve illegal actions through litigation, and ensures the final vote tally is valid to maintain public confidence in the U.S. election system. True the Vote has already received thousands of reports to our Election Integrity Hotline from citizens in Georgia and around the country.
The following is a timeline of key dates surrounding this contested election:
- Dec. 8: “Safe Harbor” – date by which states must certify results and assign electors. If an election is in dispute, state legislatures may assign electors.
- Dec. 14: Electors meet in their states to cast votes for the president and VP.
- Jan. 3: New Congress is sworn in; 117th session starts.
- Jan. 6: Electoral votes are counted in House chamber by members of House and Senate; if neither candidate has 270 electoral college votes, the election is in dispute.
- Jan. 20: Inauguration Day – new president takes oath of office. In a disputed election, the House will appoint the president and Senate will choose the VP.
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True the Vote (TTV) is an IRS-designated 501(c)3 voters' rights organization, founded to inspire and equip volunteers for involvement at every stage of our electoral process. TTV empowers organizations and individuals across the nation to actively protect the rights of legitimate voters, regardless of their political party affiliation. For more information, please visit www.truethevote.org.