The Presidential Election Reform Act on Wednesday night passed the Democrat-controlled House 229-203.
Bill was crafted by two members of the chamber’s special committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot that disrupted Congress’ certification process.
The members are California Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren and Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, the panel’s vice chairperson.
In addition to Cheney, the other eight House Republicans who voted for the bill were Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler, of Washington; Anthony Gonzalez, of Ohio; Tom Rice, of South Carolina; Peter Meijer and Fred Upton, both of Michigan; Chris Jacobs and John Katko, both of New York; and Illinois’ Adam Kinzinger – the only other Republican besides Cheney on the special committee.
Beutler, Cheney, Herrera, Meijer and Rice lost their reelection primaries to challengers backed by former President Trump. Gonzalez, Jacobs, Katko, Kinzinger and Upton have announced their retirement from the House.