Monday, February 25, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA - Ballot Fraud?

"Months after Election Day, N.C. officials grapple with possible ballot fraud" PBS NewsHour 2/19/2019


SUMMARY:  Election Day occurred more than three months ago, but North Carolina's 9th Congressional District has still not certified a winner, as state officials try to determine whether an operative of Republican candidate Mark Harris' campaign handled ballots illegally.  Harris received only 905 more votes than Democrat Dan McCready in unofficial results.  Judy Woodruff talks to NPR's Miles Parks for more.

"Do-over election in N.C. congressional district requires new primaries" PBS NewsHour 2/21/2019


SUMMARY:  A new election has been ordered in a North Carolina congressional race still contested after more than three months.  The decision follows four days of hearings on alleged voting fraud by an operative working for Republican candidate Mark Harris.  Numerous witnesses testified that McCrae Dowless illegally collected absentee ballots.  Judy Woodruff talks to NPR's Miles Parks about what happens next.

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