No Proof Of Lost, Deleted Or Changed Votes: United States Election Officials
There is no proof that any ballot system erased or lost votes: Officials (Representational)
Senior US federal and state election authorities stated Thursday that there was “no proof” that votes were lost or changed, or voting systems corrupted, in the presidential election.
The officials, responsible for election security across the country, rejected claims made by President Donald Trump and Republicans that fraud and lost tallies led to his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in recently’s election.
” The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history,” they stated in a declaration.
” There is no proof that any ballot system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or remained in any method jeopardized,” they stated.
” While we know there are numerous unfounded claims and opportunities for false information about the process of our elections, we can guarantee you we have the utmost self-confidence in the security and integrity of our elections, and you must too.”
The statement was issued by the Election Facilities Government Coordinating Council, a public-private umbrella group under the primary federal election security body, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Firm (CISA).
It was signed by the heads of the National Association of State Election Directors and the National Association of Secretaries of State– the officials who handle elections at the state level– and by the chairman of the US Election Support Commission.
It came hours after Trump retweeted an unwarranted claim that an election equipment maker “erased” 2.7 million elect him nationwide and changed hundreds of thousand from him to Biden in Pennsylvania and other states.
It was the newest in a series of fake assertions Trump and Republicans have actually put forth in order to decline Biden’s success.
The company, Dominion Voting Systems, and the Pennsylvania Department of States flatly denied Trump’s claims.
The declaration from the election security officials likewise came amidst reports that Trump might fire the head of CISA, Chris Krebs, who has actually made a strong effort to stifle unsupported allegations of fraud that have appeared while the votes have been counted around the nation.
In spite of that, reports and conspiracy theories of a corrupted vote that apparently “robbed” Trump have flooded the web, and Republicans and the Trump project have actually filed numerous suits around the nation declaring abnormalities.
Up until now none have been validated in court.
The declaration said that election officials throughout the country are presently “examining and double-checking” their state and local results prior to licensing the numbers.
” When states have close elections, many will state ballots. All of the states with close outcomes in the 2020 presidential race have paper records of each vote, permitting the ability to return and count each ballot if necessary,” the authorities stated.
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