With Hundreds Of Thousands Of Ballots Left To Count, Arizona Secretary Of State Rejects Claims Of Fraud

Published: Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 1:15pm
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Arizona election officials and volunteers continue to count ballots two days after the polls have closed. With about 88% of the state’s ballots counted so far, Democrat Joe Biden is holding a lead of nearly 70,000 votes in the state. But there are hundreds of thousands of votes left to count.

The Trump campaign made accusations Nov. 4 about malfeasance regarding the use of Sharpie markers on Arizona ballots, which was quickly addressed by county recorders as an accepted practice.

The Trump campaign also filed a flurry of lawsuits trying to halt vote counting in some battleground states and requesting recounts in others.

That night, Trump supporters gathered at Maricopa county elections headquarters in Phoenix, asking to be let in, while chanting, "We love Trump” and “Show us the vote."

The Show spoke with Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, who oversees elections in our state, for the latest on the state’s vote count as of Thursday morning, and her response to protests and allegations of fraud.

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