Report: Ginni Thomas Urged Officials to Overturn Election
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Ginni Thomas, who is married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, asked Arizona lawmakers to try to overturn the state’s 2020 presidential election results by putting forth “a clean state of Electors.”
Emails obtained and published by The Washington Post show that on Nov. 9, 2020, after the race had been called in Joe Biden’s favor, Thomas wrote to two Arizona state lawmakers urging them to adhere to their “Constitutional duty” and “fight back against fraud.”
“Please stand strong in the face of political and media pressure. Please reflect on the awesome authority granted to you by our Constitution,” Thomas wrote in an email to Arizona state Rep. Shawnna Bolick.
“And then please take action to ensure that a clean slate of Electors is chosen for our state.”
Arizona law dictates that all state elector votes are given to the candidate that won the popular vote. Thomas’ emails suggest that the state legislature has the ability to undermine the popular vote.
The revelation is likely to renew questions of a potential conflict of interest for the Supreme Court justice, who has participated in several rulings related to the 2020 election.