Kevin McCarthy

The Hill: ’57 House Republicans Back Georgia Against DOJ Voting Rights Lawsuit’

“Nearly five dozen House Republicans on Monday threw their weight behind a controversial Georgia election law, urging a federal judge to dismiss a legal challenge brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ).

In an amicus brief, 57 GOP lawmakers argued that Georgia’s new Republican-crafted voting restrictions comply with federal voting protections and promote the state’s interest in election integrity.

‘Non-discriminatory state laws that are designed to protect election integrity do not infringe upon the right to vote,’ they told an Atlanta-based federal judge. ‘To the contrary, ‘the right to vote is the right to participate in an electoral process that is necessarily structured to maintain the integrity of the democratic system.’'”

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