Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee on Saturday filed a lawsuit in Arizona alleging that Maricopa County incorrectly denied personal voters’ votes on Election Day.
The lawsuit comes just hours after the 2020 presidential race was called pro-Joe Biden after he garnered enough electoral votes to push him past the 270 needed to win the presidency.
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The lawsuit, filed with the High Court for the State of Arizona and for Maricopa County, alleges that many voters were warned by devices in an electronic tablet computer of “facial anomalies”; in the leaves. their vote, which they describe as an “excessive vote,” But they were caused by “pollsters to override the refusal of the ballot by the panelist in good faith to believe the ballot. of them will be registered and duly tabled. “
“In fact, overriding the electronic board programmer’s warning would automatically remove the hypothetical ‘over votes’ without additional review or trial,” the lawsuit stated, adding. added that Arizona law requires that excess ballots “be further considered in an attempt to discern the voter’s true intentions.” “
“Although this safeguard is intended for over-voting for early voting and on Election Day elections, those who do voting are properly segregated in an archive. separate, but potentially thousands of voters across Maricopa County have been deprived of their rights for overwriting the incorrect tabulation system, ”the lawsuit said.
“Based on information and belief, the arbitration and tabulation of these ballots will demonstrate the decisive outcome of the US Presidential election in Arizona and / or other disputing offices in Maricopa County. , “The petition continued, adding that” mandamus orders and remedies are needed “to ensure the integrity of the election.
The lawsuit included a number of exhibits, including oaths by individuals detailing their experiences.
The lawsuit requires a manual check of intentionally-voted ballots that were directly voted in, in the same way that election officials check incoming or out-of-cast ballots.
“When a machine detects an excessive vote, polls should notify voters directly of the error and give them the opportunity to correct it,” the campaign said in a statement. cure the problem. “Instead, poll workers in Maricopa County pressed and asked voters to press, a green button to record the error.”
It added: “As a result, the machines ignored the voter’s choice in over-voted races. “The campaign gathered statements from voters who witnessed the problem and alleged that the problem happened on a large scale in Maricopa County.”
The campaign calls on supporters to submit additional manifestos at DontTouchTheGreenButton.com.
Matt Morgan, Trump 2020 campaign adviser, said: “Poll workers have been struggling to operate the new voting machines in Maricopa County, and incorrectly pressed and asked voters to press the green button. rex to overwrite critical errors. “As a result, the ballot machines have ignored ballots that were personally cast by voters on Election Day in Maricopa County.”
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The lawsuit comes after Trump’s campaign has filed lawsuits in several battlefield states where Biden leads with razor-thin profits, including Nevada, Pennsylvania and Georgia. The campaign declares that cases of votes have been illegally tallyed since Election Day and those who follow the poll have been blocked from observing the tally.
“The observers were not allowed into the polling room. I won the election, got 71,000 legal votes. Bad things happened that our observers were not allowed to see.” Trump wrote in a tweet Saturday night. It currently has a note from Twitter that Trump’s claim of election fraud is disputed. “Never happened before. Millions of mail ballots were sent out to people who never asked for them!”
But sources close to President Trump told Fox News he plans to make concessions and pledge to peacefully transfer power, if the campaign’s legal challenges do not open the way to term. Monday.
Fox News’s Decision Division called the race for Biden on Saturday after results in Pennsylvania and Nevada put him above the 270 electoral votes needed to win the Electoral College.
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris tried to reassure public opinion, insisting that all votes would be counted no matter how long it took.
“It’s time for America to unite. And to heal,” Biden said in a statement after the victory was declared.
The lawsuit comes after Trump’s campaign has filed lawsuits in several battlefield states where Biden leads with razor thin margins, including Nevada, Pennsylvania and Georgia.