Local election results are under scrutiny in the Live Free or Die Granite State of New Hampshire after an audit of town ballots revealed what may be significant counting errors.
According to the results of the local election audit, as many as 60% of ballots with hand or machine-made folds were improperly read in Windham, New Hampshire. This, according to a report in New Hampshire’s Union Leader newspaper.
As many as 60% of ballots with hand or machine-made folds were improperly read by the four AccuVote optical scanning machines used in Windham in the 2020 election cycle, a forensic audit team member said Monday. https://t.co/yTVFyyIwT4
— UnionLeader.com (@UnionLeader) May 24, 2021
The results caught one auditor by surprise. “The error rate was way higher than expected,” said auditor Harri Hursti, according to the Union Leader.
Meanwhile, the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, also reacted to the news by issuing a statement Monday. In it, he demanded that Republicans investigate more states elections’ arguing that 2020 “will go down as the Crime of the Century!”
Trump’s efforts to challenge the results of the election have repeatedly failed.
Meanwhile, Democrats complain this new challenge out of Windham, New Hampshire, was a new deliberate effort to cast doubt on the nation’s electoral process.
Joe Biden won the election in 2020 amid record turn out for both sides, making him the 46th President of the United States.