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More Than a Dozen State Lawmakers Who Supported the Insurrection Are Currently Serving

More Than a Dozen State Lawmakers Who Supported the Insurrection Are Currently Serving

WASHINGTON — While Donald Trump is being tried on a national stage for his involvement in inciting a deadly riot, Republican state lawmakers who were at the Stop the Steal riot and cheered on the crowd are still serving in state legislatures. More than a dozen Republican lawmakers still haven’t faced any consequences for their part in an insurrection and are instead passing and writing legislation in deliberative bodies.

“Individuals who march alongside QAnon conspiracy theorists, white supremacists, and a cop-killing mob are still in our country’s state legislatures,” said Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee executive director Heather Williams. “They still haven’t been held accountable for fanning the flames of an insurrection and are still making laws for this country. On every issue from voting rights, to gun safety legislation, to education, their participation in the insurrection makes them utterly unqualified.”

These fourteen GOP state lawmakers still need to be held accountable for their part in inciting and supporting the insurrection:

  • Representative David Eastman, Alaska
  • Representative Mark Finchem, Arizona
  • Representative Ron Hanks, Colorado
  • Representative Chris Miller, Illinois
  • Delegate Dan Cox, Maryland
  • Representative Matt Maddock, Michigan
  • Representative Justin Hill, Missouri
  • Assemblywoman Annie Black, Nevada
  • Senator Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania
  • Representative Justin Price, Rhode Island
  • Representative Terri Lynn Weaver, Tennessee
  • Representative Kyle Biedermann, Texas
  • Delegate Dave LaRock, Virginia
  • Senator Mike Azinger, West Virginia

Last month, the DLCC launched a digital database and campaign to hold these lawmakers accountable to the public. Over 500 Republican state legislators aided and abetted a movement to overthrow our democracy and hand Donald Trump another four years in the White House.

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