The Electoral Count Act was passed in 1887. And it had a lot of flaws, according to reform advocates. But a new bipartisan deal in Congress, led by Sens. Joe Manchin (D- W. Va) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), clarifies the role of the vice president and raises the threshold for challenging state electors.
Here & Now's guest Miles Parks talks with election experts Ned Foley and Rebecca Green about the deal and what it means for the 2022 midterms and beyond.
Here & Now (WBUR) (July 21, 2022)
Parks, Miles; Green, Rebecca; and Foley, Ned, "What You Need to Know About the Deal to Reform The Electoral Count Act" (2022). Popular Media. 579.
Run time: 9 minutes 35 seconds.