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Protect the Results Coalition Strongly Condemns GOP Efforts to Overturn Results

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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Bipartisan Coalition of 175 Groups Urges Lawmakers to Reject Partisan Attacks On Our Democracy

Ahead of the congressional vote formally certifying President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ victory in the Electoral College, Indivisible and Stand Up America issued the following joint statement on behalf of the Protect the Results coalition:

“This November, Americans came out in record numbers to choose a government of, by, and for the people. Voters decided—and voters will continue to decide what’s next for our country. The election is over, President-elect Biden won, and it’s far past time to move our country forward.

“Let’s be clear: The lawmakers objecting to the certified results today are broadcasting their contempt for democracy and the will of the American people.

“This anti-democratic effort to subvert the will of the voters is a shameless display of rank partisanship, but it will not change the valid results of this election nor Joe Biden’s resounding victory—and these efforts to undermine confidence in our election will be swiftly rejected by bipartisan majorities in both chambers. We call on all lawmakers—Democrats, Republicans, and Independents—to vigorously defend our democracy from these absurd, un-American attacks.

“For years, Trump and his allies have sought to undermine faith in our elections and erode our democratic institutions, but election officials from both parties, independent courts, and the Electoral College have withstood these assaults time and time again.

“Democracy will prevail again today—and history will not speak kindly of those who attempted to subvert it.”

The Protect the Results coalition is a bipartisan coalition of more than 175 advocacy organizations, grassroots groups, labor unions, and government watchdogs working together to prevent Donald Trump from successfully undermining the outcome of the election.

Co-Signed by the following organizations:

Black Lives Matter PAC
Center for Freethought Equality
Coalition for a District Alternative
COLOR Action Fund
Common Defense
Community Change Action
Concerned Families of Westchester
DemCast USA
Democracy Matters
End Citizens United / Let America Vote Action Fund
Faith in Public Life Action Fund
Faithful America
Fix Democracy First
Four Freedoms Democratic Club
Free Press Action
Free Speech For People
Granny Peace Brigade
Greenpeace US
Indivisible Harlem
Indivisible Nation BK
Indivisible New Rochelle
Indivisible Westchester Districts 6&7
Indivisible Yorktown NY
Inland Empire Resistance
J Street
Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)
Local 32, Office & Professional Employees International Union
Mainers for Accountable Leadership
March for Truth
Massachusetts Peace Action
National Employment Law Project Action Fund
NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
New Left Accelerator
New York Progressive Action Network (NYPAN)
North West Bronx Indivisible
NRDC Action Fund
NYC Metro Raging Grannies
One Fair Wage Action
One Queens Indivisible
Our Revolution
ParentsTogether Action
Peace Action Bay Ridge`
Peace Action New York State
People For the American Way
People’s Action
Persist Brooklyn
Planned Parenthood Votes
Poder Latinx
Progressive Women of Pelham
ProgressNow Colorado
Protect Democracy
Public Citizen
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Strong Economy For All Coalition
Sunrise Movement
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
Swing Left
United We Dream Action
UWS MoveOn/Indivisible
Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Women for American Values and Ethics (WAVE)
Westchester for Change
Women’s March
Working Families Party
World Can’t Wait

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