EXPLAINER: Why poll watcher complaints don’t amount to fraud

EXPLAINER: Why poll watcher complaints don’t amount to fraud
A voter casts their ballot. Virginia has seen more than four times as many early voters in 2020 compared to the 2016 election. (Source: WVIR)

(AP) - President Donald Trump’s legal allies have launched a flurry of lawsuits arguing that widespread fraud could have been committed because its poll watchers didn’t get proper access to the voting process.

Most of those lawsuits have been dismissed over lack of evidence of election fraud.

Trump has tried to argue that there is a link between some of the complaints of partisan poll watchers and the results of the election, which was won by Democrat Joe Biden.

But there has been no credible information to validate his assertions.

In fact, both state and federal officials have praised the 2020 election as safe and secure.

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