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Texas 2022 Elections

Texas Secretary of State John Scott says our elections are secure, but he sometimes muddles that message

Heading into the midterm elections, Scott has repeatedly insisted that Joe Biden is the rightful president and that Texas’ elections are free, fair and secure. But his delivery has been at times ambiguous and given oxygen to election misinformation.

Texas Secretary of State John Scott at a press conference held by Gov. Greg Abbott on April 14, 2022.

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