Elon Musk recommends Republicans to vote in the US midterm elections1 min read
Elon Musk recommended on Monday that voters support Republican candidates for US Congress in Tuesday’s midterm elections.
Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, suggested on Monday that voters choose Republican candidates for the United States Congress in Tuesday’s midterm elections.
“To independent-minded voters: Shared authority restrains the worst excesses of both parties; therefore, provided that the presidency is Democratic, I urge voting for a Republican Congress,” Musk wrote on Twitter.
Since Musk’s purchase of Twitter, human rights organisations have attacked the Tesla CEO’s content moderation attitude over his absolutist free speech stance, which they believe would increase the volume of disinformation and hate speech on the platform.
According to nonpartisan election analysts and surveys, Republicans have a very strong probability of winning a House majority, with control of the Senate likely to be fought more closely.
Musk has previously stated that he will vote for Republicans, but he also supports moderates on both sides of the political line.
“Hardcore Democrats and Republicans never vote for the other side, so independent voters actually decide who’s in charge!” Musk wrote on Twitter.
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