The Electoral Count Reform Act is a bipartisan compromise that comes in response to hyperpartisan division. It’s no surprise that the legislation isn’t perfect, but what it is, however, is essential. Some issues are mostly a matter of clarifying the text, but lawmakers could make it clearer. Donald Trump may well pounce again on the Electoral Count Act's gaps and ambiguities if he runs in 2024, says Julian Zelizer. Zelizer: As lawmakers consider modifications to the bill before them, they should take care to distinguish between constructive tweaks and poison pills so as not to kill the country's best chance at avoiding disaster.
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