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The "Big Lie" was built on a decades-long campaign by conservative activists and lawmakers, who hyped up the threat of voter fraud to impose restrictive voting laws and to cement political power. From Trump’s early false claims of large-scale fraud in 2016 and his attempts to pressure officials to overturn his 2020 loss to the long trail of election “audits,” American Oversight has been investigating the anti-democracy movement’s attempts to promote the Big Lie and undermine free and fair elections.
Top officials — including Georgia’s Gabriel Sterling — who stood firm against former President Trump’s stolen-election lies have nonetheless avoided criticizing, or have even voiced support for, anti-democratic voting restrictions.
Efforts to undermine the 2020 presidential election results in Arizona have culminated in an "audit" of votes cast in Maricopa County. Not only was the recount instigated by a partisan majority in the state legislature, but the founder of the firm hired by the state Senate to oversee the audit has repeatedly circulated conspiracies and lies about widespread voter fraud.
Trump’s time as president was defined by multiple financial conflicts of interest and unprecedented abuses of power that touched nearly every aspect of public life — and there’s still a lot the American public needs to know.
Documents obtained by American Oversight reveal that in private, Georgia's secretary of state’s office admitted that “systematic checks stop double voting from happening, and those checks appear to be largely working as intended.”
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