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House Passes Vital Bill to Promote Election Integrity

The Equal Representation Act passed by the House has the potential to restore election integrity in our country.

In a bold move to safeguard American democracy, the House of Representatives passed the “Equal Representation Act.” This landmark legislation mandates the addition of a citizenship question to the U.S. census, aiming to ensure that only American citizens influence the composition of Congress and the Electoral College. Spearheaded by Rep. Chuck Edwards (R-N.C.), the bill starkly passed on party lines, 206-202, highlighting the deep political divide on this issue.

This measure is a necessary response to the ludicrous situation where illegal immigrants are counted in census figures used for apportioning congressional seats and electoral votes. Such practices dilute the political power of American citizens. Rep. Edwards rightly pointed out the sheer absurdity and injustice of Americans losing representation to non-citizens, citing a study by the Center for Immigration Studies which shows that non-citizens impact the distribution of 26 congressional seats. 

The Democrats and their sanctuary cities shouldn’t be rewarded with increased political clout for undermining federal immigration laws. This bill is a step toward correcting that by ensuring fair representation, truly reflecting the citizenry of our nation. It is about maintaining the integrity of our elections and the foundational principle that they should be determined by American citizens alone.

The Biden administration, predictably, has voiced strong opposition to this bill, citing constitutional concerns and potentially increased census costs. Yet, their argument is saying everything but the truth. The Democratic party has a notorious affinity for illegal immigration, exploiting it shamelessly to tilt elections in their favor. That’s precisely why they’re so adamantly against election integrity measures, like this new bill. It’s just so typical of the left to choose political gain over the rule of law, especially when it interferes with their cherished open-border agenda that has triggered the most severe border crisis we’ve ever seen. Their tactics are transparent—prioritize power over principle, no matter the cost to the nation’s fabric.

This is more than a census. It’s about who we are as a nation and the values we stand for. Ensuring that our representatives truly represent American citizens is not just common sense—it’s a fundamental requirement to preserve the integrity and fairness of our democratic processes. As this bill moves to the Senate, it’s crucial that our leaders stand firm and push back against any efforts that compromise our national sovereignty and democratic integrity.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.