Rep. Arrington Statement on Electoral College Certification Vote
Washington, January 5, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following the statement:
“The law is clear about my authority and responsibility in tomorrow’s proceedings, and the Constitution and prior court rulings are unambiguous: only state legislatures can make election laws, – not Governors, Secretaries of State, courts, or election officials” said Arrington.
"Tomorrow I will object to certifying votes from states I believe clearly violated the Constitution in the Presidential election of 2020.
“While I have grievances about the outcome of this election, my chief responsibility is protecting the integrity of all future elections. This is not about being loyal to a President or political party, it is about fidelity to Rule of Law, the Constitution, and my conscience."