If Democrats Wanted To Reassure Voters Of Safe Elections, They Would Have Backed The SAVE Act

If Democrats Wanted To Reassure Voters Of Safe Elections, They Would Have Backed The SAVE Act


If Democrats were serious about restoring American confidence in “democracy,” they would have unanimously backed legislation to ensure noncitizens don’t cast ballots. Instead, House Democrats near-unanimously opposed such a bill’s passage Wednesday.

The Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act made it through the lower chamber after lawmakers narrowly voted 221-198 to send the bill requiring documentary proof of citizenship to vote for president and Congress over to the Senate. Just five Democrats voted for the bill after the left-wing party dismissed the legislation as an instrument of racist “fearmongering” planted by “the extreme MAGA Republicans” to keep nonwhites from voting. This is what Rep. Summer Lee, D-Pa., had to say during Wednesday’s debate on the House floor:

Republicans want to throw up barriers because

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