A new proposal in the Tennessee House of Representatives that seeks to remove a Nashville judge is receiving push back from the state’s lawyers and judges, as well as House Democrats.
Questioning the electoral process has a long history in American politics. But in recent years, it’s become more poisonous to democracy.
For weeks, Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty pledged to vote to overturn the election results. But late Wednesday night, they both flipped and voted to not block the results of the electoral college in Arizona.
When Congress votes on Wednesday to certify the election results of the presidential election, Tennessee will be in a unique position: Both U.S. senators will be voting to overturn the results. Republicans Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty have pledged to fight the certification process.
Electors all across the country will be casting the votes Monday that should certify Joe Biden as the next president. This process will likely draw protests at many statehouses, but the procedure in Tennessee is expected to be controversy-free.
Tennessee is joining the ongoing battle over the presidential election results. The state’s attorney general filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court on Wednesday stating Tennessee’s support of Texas’ lawsuit that challenges results in four states.