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Talking Points: Legitimate Elections

Principles

OUR MESSAGE: Americans are capable of coming together as a country, to hold free and fair elections based on democratic principles we all share. If we stand by these principles, our elections and our government will be legitimate.

Is this true? God, I hope so. But the more we say that it is true and the more we fight to uphold these principles, the truer it will be:

Voting is what makes us free.

For an election to be legitimate, it must reflect the will of the people.

Election laws should not suppress more legitimate votes than they prevent illegitimate votes.

The right to vote is self-evident and inalienable. Everyone who has the right to vote must be able to exercise that right by casting their vote.

Every vote must be counted, no matter how long it takes.

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