Media Mention  /  February 6, 2022

Metro News: Manchin: bipartisan support growing to clarify Electoral Count provisions

“January 6 showed us very clearly what has long been known. There are too many gray areas in the Electoral Count Act that bad actors can exploit. To stop them, Congress must put these areas into the black and white letter of the law,” Carpenter said on Sunday.

“There should be no ambiguity when it comes to the Vice President’s role in certifying the presidential election, how electors are accepted by Congress, and how those electors are selected. It is very heartening to see that the Senate bipartisan working group recognizes this. The country needs them to succeed in their effort.”

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