Dr. Joyce: Dems’ H.R. 1 Would Corrode Trust in the Electoral System
Washington, March 3, 2021
Washington, DC – Today Congressman John Joyce, M.D. released the following statement on his intention to vote in opposition to H.R. 1, the Democrats’ anti-democratic power grab.
“Instead of crushing the COVID-19 pandemic, Speaker Pelosi and Washington Democrats are focused on winning elections at taxpayers’ expense. H.R. 1 is a blatant power grab that Speaker Pelosi and the Democrats designed to protect their majority. This scheme would mandate a federal takeover of elections, centralize election administration in Washington, DC, and make permanent universal ‘pandemic-style’ mail-in voting that undermines trust in our elections. It also would undercut Americans’ vital First Amendment freedom and even force taxpayers to fund politicians’ campaigns – including divisive attack ads and robocalls. The American people want free, fair, secure, and transparent elections. Now more than ever, we need bipartisan election security solutions – not a partisan ploy to further corrode Americans’ faith in the electoral process.”
If enacted, H.R. 1 would dramatically undercut Americans’ trust in ballot integrity. It would:
Read the full text of H.R. 1.