[Ed. – One big vote down for today. The NYC mayoral primary will take a bit longer. GOP senators have been tweeting out some of the bill’s most objectionable elements over the last 24 hours.]
Senate Republicans torpedoed the “For the People Act,” a federal takeover of elections, on Tuesday night. The legislation received 50 affirmative votes along party lines, with no Republican support. Democrats were unable to overcome the GOP filibuster to move forward with the legislation.
The #CorruptPoliticiansAct provides welfare for politicians with a 6-to-1 match of campaign donations with taxpayer money.
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 22, 2021