A list containing information about voters accused by lawyers representing the Trump campaign of “criminal voter fraud” for absentee ballots submitted in Nevada, contains hundreds of overseas military post office boxes and more than 1,000 locations where military personnel are stationed across the United States, Military.com reported.
Amy Rose, the spouse of a military member, whose information appears on the list, told Miltary.com that she was appalled to learn that she and her husband had been included on the list of “improperly cast” absentee ballots.
“To see my integrity challenged, along with other members of the military to be challenged in this way, it is a shock,” Rose who votes absentee in Nevada said. “And to be potentially disenfranchised because of these actions, that’s not OK.”
Rose and her husband are currently stationed in Davis, California, but she told Military.com that the couple claims Henderson, Nevada where they lived until 2018 as their home. Her husband was later assigned to the Golden State.
By law, military voters can choose to vote absentee in their home of record or register to vote in the state where they are assigned.
Rose and her husband are among the alleged 3,062 voters accused of voter fraud in a copy of the Nov. 5 letter obtained by the Nevada Independent.
“Voter fraud is a serious felony, one that cuts to the heart of our representative democracy,” attorneys Shana Weir and Jesse Binnall, wrote on behalf of the Trump campaign. “We understand these are serious allegations, and we do not make them lightly.”
The letter, sent to Barr and Clark County Registrar Joseph Gloria, asserted that an accompanying list of fraudulent voters had been pulled after checking the names and addresses of Nevada voters against the National Change of Address database maintained by the U.S. Postal Service.
Nevada became a flashpoint in the presidential election that was won by President-elect Joe Biden amid a number of tight races in critical battleground states that turned an unfavorable outcome for Trump during last week’s election.
The letter, which said the initial count of “fraudulent ballots” is expected to “grow substantially,” is just one example of an attack on the integrity of the presidential election by the Trump campaign that seems to be falling flat.
Bob Carey, a retired Navy captain who serves as chairman of the National Defense Committee told Military.com he believed the military voters had been included in the complaint by mistake.
“I believe that these military voters were included in the complaint mistakenly, and I believe a modified complaint will be filed to redact this,” Carey who has reached out to both the campaign and the Republican National Committee said.