Trump’s AZ Election Fraud Lawsuit Fixates On Grand Total Of 180 Votes, According To Attorney

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Newtown, Pennsylvania, on October 31, 2020. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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Lawsuit after lawsuit in President Donald Trump and the GOP’s attempted delegitimization of the election via the courts has been a bust, and it appears their voter fraud case in Arizona, a key state that helped lead to Trump’s defeat against President-elect Joe Biden, isn’t looking too compelling either.

Trump’s campaign and Republican National Committee (RNC) have filed a lawsuit alleging poll workers in Arizona’s Maricopa County had allowed voters to submit “overvotes” (ballots that a vote counting machine has flagged as having been marked for two candidates, which can happen with smudges or other accidental markings) without review and thus potentially having those votes disqualified. The lawsuit has the contours of the debunked “Sharpiegate” conspiracy theory.

However, the attorney who is representing the county, Thomas Liddy, pointed out during a preliminary hearing that the tabulator had found fewer than 200 ballots that could potentially be overvotes.

Noting that 155,860 votes had been cast in person on Election Day in the county, Liddy stated that “of those, the tabulator only identified 180 potential overvotes on the presidential line.”

“180, that’s it,” Liddy said, asserting that there is “no possibility of systematic error” with such a small number out of over 150,000 votes.

Biden is currently ahead of Trump by 14,746 votes in Arizona.

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  1. “180, that’s it,” Liddy said, asserting that there is “no possibility of systematic error” with such a small number out of over 150,000 votes.

    The county’s attorney is a good lawyer but he’s wrong.

    The systematic error is that people like him are allowed to speak the truth.

    This error needs to be fixed immediately.

  2. 180 overvotes is surprisingly small, depending on what sort of vote tabulation machine they are using (its very small, regardless of that, actually).

    During the 2018 recount here in FL, in my county, with about half that many votes, we had 10x as many overvotes in the Governor’s race.

    Voters do odd things. I remember we had during the Rick Scott/Bill Nelson recount, several voters who filled out both bubbles, scratched them out, and then wrote in “Rick Nelson”.

    And we had one this time who filled out every single bubble on the entire bubble, then wrote a note, and signed it saying she doesn’t trust mail in voting, so she’ll be voting in person. Of course, since her VBM ballot had already been received, she could not vote in person. The entire ballot was an overvote on everything instead.

  3. Delegitimize the system. Spread fear. Create division.

  4. Actually, I read somewhere that somebody’s goldfish and another persons gerbil voted, so that’s 182.

  5. Yawn.
    Silly Rabbit, Trix are for Kids.

    And all this because the man-baby needs to be let down easy because he can’t handle the truth? Give me a break.

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