"We as a nation have an election system which is, in too many places in this country, essentially operating on an 'honor system.'
This is nowhere truer than it is for the State of North Carolina which has become the "poster state" for all that is wrong with American election laws. A virtual 'stew' of racist organizations, a political party, and activist federal judgesbhave conspired to keep it that way.Other countries do not rely on the honesty of voters; they verify them. Thus, the higher confidence in their elections, as you will see in the Gallup survey report below.And we know, without any doubt, who is obstructing the state of North Carolina and be extension, the nation from having more 'faith' in elections by refusing to allow fraud-proofing of the electoral process and even refuting the growing body of evidence that such reform is sorely needed."
59% of Americans say they are not confident in the honesty of U.S. electionsConfidence measurably worse only in Chile and Mexico
Although their faith has been shaken for some time, Americans are
heading into their next presidential election with relatively little
confidence in the honesty of the process. Four in 10 Americans (40%)
interviewed in 2019 said they are confident in the honesty of elections
in the country, while the majority (59%) said they are not.
Americans' current level of confidence in their elections is far from
the lowest it has been at times in the past decade, but it is notably
one of the worst ratings across the world's wealthiest democracies.
Ratings were statistically lower last year only in Chile (31%) and