Count Every Vote

Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp

November 4, 2020
Keith Gaby, (202) 572-3336,


“With the presidential election too close to call, the eyes of the world are on the United States. Environmental Defense Fund joins countless other voices of civil society in calling on election officials in every state to count every vote. The health of our democracy and the legitimacy of free and fair U.S. elections are very much at stake.

“As Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan wrote last week, nothing could be more suspicious or improper “than refusing to tally votes once the clock strikes 12 on election night.” Every vote must be counted.”

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