He and his agents have pushed for several variations of this statement over the past few days, bolstering their rhetoric as Democratic candidate Joe Biden nears a victory.
The first event: Trump’s statement is completely false. There have been no reports of systematic anomalies to people following the poll anywhere in the United States. There is no evidence to support the President̵7;s claim that the GOP probe’s followers did not participate in the process, and Trump’s campaign has yet to support this broad statement in court.
CNN has reporters across the country watching what is happening at polling stations on Election Day and the counting process is underway, and see nothing like Trump’s allegations.
Here is a breakdown of what happened in the critical states.
CNN visited four voting locations in Phoenix during the early voting period and saw Republican and Democratic observers at all of them. On Election Day, CNN saw observers of the poll recognized with paperclips at polling locations including the GOP stronghold Surprise City, as well as the Latino-infused Tolleson City and blue.
David Eppihimer, Arizona GOP President of the pro-blue Pima County, said his party had about 300 observers at the polling stations and counting on Election Day. “Everything went pretty well,” he said on Friday.
According to CNN reporters, the Clayton County electoral workers finished a series of very Biden-friendly absentee ballots on Thursday night, so there were almost as many GOP observers in the room as those in the room. people doing election work, according to CNN reporters, were also in the room during the vote count. .
Additionally, Gabriel Sterling, director of the implementation of Georgia’s voting system, said at a press conference Friday that the state “did not see any widespread anomalies.”
There are at least 256 people to challenge a Democratic poll and 225 to challenge a Republican poll inside Detroit’s TCF Center on Wednesday while election officials count the last absentee ballots. Together, officials told CNN. There are so many people challenging polls from both sides that officials worry about overload.
CNN predicted on Wednesday that Biden would win over Michigan.
After ranking behind the week due to slow vote count, Biden took the lead on Friday.
Trump’s campaign lawyers have stated in the lawsuits that GOP poll’s observers were not allowed to see the vote count in Philadelphia or close enough to the election officials. sent in the room.
There were polling observers from both sides present at many of the polling stations CNN visited on Tuesday in Wisconsin.
CNN predicted on Wednesday that Biden would beat Wisconsin.
CNN’s Katelyn Polantz and Jessica Schneider contributed to this story.