The Colorado Republican Party is still pushing the false claim that the 2020 election was marred by mass voter fraud -- the very same claim that was the catalyst to the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Axios reports.
Republicans are now using voter fraud conspiracy theories to justify a handful of bills that would make it harder to vote. According to Axios, top contenders for Colorado GOP chair, former Secretary of State Scott Gessler and current party vice chair Kristi Burton Brown, "are advocating for a recount of the 2020 vote and review of the Dominion Voting Systems equipment in Colorado."
But as Axios points out, Colorado's voting system is considered "one of the safest in the nation because it conducts risk-limiting audits that double-check the vote counts and machine integrity."
Read the full report over at Axios.