A new poll of Republican and Trump voters indicates a profound lack of confidence in election integrity that some prognosticators believe could dampen voter turnout.
Only 32% of Republican and Trump voters believe votes across the nation were counted accurately in the 2020 elections, according to the survey conducted by Echelon Insights and commissioned by the Center for Election Innovation & Research, or CEIR.
CEIR’s founder and executive director, David Becker, attributed the skepticism to Republicans being swayed by “the constant lies about election rigging and stolen votes.”
Regardless of whether or not Becker is right about the 2020 election, the poll found that one of six Republican voters say they are less likely to vote in the midterms unless “forensic audits” are conducted.
However, a highly motivated GOP base turned out in Virginia earlier this month, where the majority Democrats unexpectedly lost the governo