We spend a lot of energy on this blog blasting Republican officials for cowardice, for lack of character, for putting party over country. It is only fair, then, to acknowledge the occasional Republican who actually cares about his responsibilities,
Ben Raffensperger, a Republican, is the Secretary of State for Georgia. His predecessor, Brian Kemp, is now governor of Georgia largely because he used his position as the chief elections official to suppress likely Democratic votes. Republicans evidently expected Kemp’s successor to emulate him.