This op-ed was authored by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and was published in Inside Sources.

As state legislatures here in Florida and across the country reconvene, it’s evident that voters are polarized. Many Americans falsely believe the 2020 election was stolen, and some politicians are seizing upon Americans’ concerns about election security for their own personal gain. It is in our interest and our duty as Americans to put aside the partisan vitriol and understand that we have every reason to trust, and uphold, the integrity of our elections.

Ultimately, Americans should trust the integrity of our elections because they are safe, fair, and secure. More than that, our elections are one of the greatest expressions of our freedom as Americans.

Continue reading at Inside Sources. The piece also appeared in the Nashua Telegraph, the Southern Illinoisan, the AZ Daily Independent, the Gillette News Record, the Delaware Valley Journal, the Prescott eNews, and the Waco Tribune-Herald.