Remember the election in the USA where there was absolutely no voting fraud or anomalies such as late night ballot counting after observers went home?
It would of course also not be an issue to audit the results in areas where there was no dubious activity then would it?
Nothing to hide, as it’s just an election where one candidate won with 40,000 more votes that trickles in days after the election and that’s the end of the story.
An audit would logically just prove that there was no shinanagans and we could get on with things. Although most people have moved on.
So why are certain Arizona folk fighting hard to not allow the Republicans to audit 2,000,000 votes?
Arizona Republicans have been wanting to do an audit to once and for all settle the question of the legitimacy of the votes in this county.
However, officials have fought tooth and nail to stop this occurring.
Very open and honest, just like a certain political party in NZ
Even going as far as taking the subpoena to the courts to try and stop the audit.
Republicans have faced “sabotage” from Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors.
“The Maricopa BOS has refused to allow us to perform the audit at their facilities, and has gone so far as to refusing to even answer simple questions such as ‘how are the ballots sequestered?'”
Well we may be finding out soon as after months of fighting in the courts the Republicans have been given the green light.
So what are the expectations?
The Arizona Senate and the auditors have no ‘expectations’ of findings.
“We are performing the full forensic audit to either dispel our voters concerns or, if a problem is uncovered, we must fix the problems before the next election.”
The audit commences on April 22 and will involve testing the machines, scanning the ballots, performing a full hand count and checking for any IT breaches,” among other approaches.
Look forward to the outcome of this audit, assuming the months of fighting in courts didn’t give time for officials to tamper with the evidence.
“Senate subpoenas to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for information and equipment needed to perform the audit have been pending since Dec. 15, 2020 and were upheld by a judge on Feb. 25. In mid-March, the state Senate announced that Republicans in that chamber would be conducting a “broad and detailed” review of Maricopa’s ballots, one that would involve “testing the machines, scanning the ballots, performing a full hand count and checking for any IT breaches,” among other approaches.”