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Stop election lying

 

February 23, 2022



Senate legislative proposal SB5843 does not have sufficient support to pass the Washington Senate and be sent to our representatives for consideration. SB5843 would have made it a crime for elected officials and candidates to willfully lie about election process or results. It appears dead in the water … for now.

Isn’t it a reasonable expectation of Washington voters that our senators and representatives are telling us the truth on all matters regardless of whether they are Republicans or Democrats? Why are Republicans blocking this legislative proposal? In their minority report,...



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