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Talking Points: Legitimate Elections

Principles

  • Without democracy, there is no freedom.
  • 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 should be 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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