How the Trump fake elector scheme fizzled in four states

Groups of fake electors met on Dec. 14, 2020, in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Nevada and Wisconsin

By: - June 23, 2022 10:42 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former Vice President Mike Pence

In this file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), center right, listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a joint session of Congress to count the Electoral College votes of the 2020 presidential election in the House Chamber on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Congress was meeting to certify Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, with scores of Republican lawmakers prepared to challenge the tally in a number of states during what was normally a largely ceremonial event. (Erin Scott/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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