The 2022 Republican congressional campaign platform

You might remember the 2020 election.  There has been a lot written about it.  Many Republican politicians continue to dwell on it.  It wasn’t close.  Joe Biden was elected president with 7,059,547 more votes and 74 more Electoral College votes than the other guy.  You can look it up.

FiveThirtyEight recently reported on how Republican candidates on 2022 election ballots for the House of Representatives, the United States Senate, as well as state offices of governor, attorney general, and secretary of state view the 2020 election.  They found that 140 of the 540 Republican candidates do not accept the results of the 2020 election, and another 62 have doubts about the results.  So that means that 37 percent of this year’s Republican candidates do not accept fact and reality.  The data further shows that 126 of the congressional candidates they identified are likely, because of their states’ gerrymandered districts, to serve in the next Congress.  That would represent more than half of the Republican caucus.

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