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Trump’s Refusal To Concede Is Bleeding Into Down-Ballot Races. And The Impact May Be Just As Damaging

For most of those Republicans who are refusing to admit defeat, the races weren’t even close.
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December 2, 2020 12:37 p.m.

Meet Errol Webber, a cinematographer based in Los Angeles. He ran against Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) as a Republican in California’s 37th District, an overwhelmingly liberal bastion that Democratic presidential candidates have won in landslides, and lost spectacularly by a full 80 points.

But rather than accepting the fact that he got eaten alive in a congressional bid doomed for failure, Webber still staunchly refuses to concede the race even after a full month since the election, insisting that the race was tainted by voter fraud.

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