Arizona: 1 in 50 Duplicate Ballots Changed to Hurt Trump

Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward said Wednesday that 2 of just 100 duplicate ballots her team was allowed to examine were changed to hurt President Donald Trump and help candidate Joe Biden.

Arizona: 1 in 50 Duplicate Ballots Changed to Hurt Trump

Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward said Wednesday that 2 of just 100 duplicate ballots her team was allowed to examine were changed to hurt President Donald Trump and help candidate Joe Biden.

Kelli Ward, who filed a lawsuit contesting the election results, is looking for irregularities in almost 28,000 ballots that were duplicated by election officials in Maricopa County. A ballot may be duplicated when the original is damaged or presented errors when tabulating.

Ward said a ballot can be duplicated “when there’s a damaged ballot, or, for some reason, the machine cannot read that ballot. So, then, election workers ‘recreate’ that ballot, they ‘duplicate’ it for the voter. And it’s either fed back into the machine, or created electronically.

We got to examine 100 duplicate ballots,” Ward continued, noting that “it’s a very, very small sample.

Ward requested to examine the remainder of duplicated ballots after the inspection of the 100 ballot sample revealed potential impropriety.

Before the judge could rule on Ward’s request at a court hearing, Maricopa County came forward to offer the review of 2,500 additional duplicated ballots.

Ward’s lawsuit claims that suburbs in Maricopa County had an unusually high number of duplicated ballots while area election results were “strongly inconsistent” historical voting data.

Arizona state election results were certified on Monday with Biden having a 10,000 vote lead over President Donald Trump.

Also on Wednesday, Trump’s Arizona electors filed a new lawsuit alleging there were more than 400,000 illegal ballots counted in the state.

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