Nov. 12 (UPI) — A coalition of presidency safety and elections officers stated Thursday that the 2020 common election was “essentially the most safe in American historical past” and that there isn’t a proof it was compromised in anyway, refuting claims of widespread voter fraud and tabulation irregularities by President Donald Trump, his marketing campaign and his supporters.
The assertion from the Division of Homeland Safety’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Company and several other different prime elections professional teams stands in distinction with the president who has but to conceded defeat within the election to his democratic challenger, President-elect Joe Biden, and maintains he’ll nonetheless win.
The elections specialists stated within the the assertion that they’ll guarantee the general public within the safety and integrity of the election.
“The November third election was essentially the most safe in American historical past,” the assertion stated, including in daring sort, “There isn’t any proof that any voting system deleted or misplaced votes, modified votes or was in any approach compromised.”
“Whereas we all know there are lots of unfounded claims and alternatives for misinformation in regards to the means of our elections, we will guarantee you now we have the utmost confidence within the safety and integrity of our elections, and it is best to too,” the assertion stated. “When you’ve questions, flip to elections officers as trusted voices as they administer elections.”
The elections specialists stated officers had been at present reviewing and double checking your complete election course of previous to finalizing its outcomes and that when states are shut, many will recount ballots.
They stated all states have paper data of every vote, which permits them to verify and recount each poll if crucial and to determine and proper errors or errors if any ought to have occurred.
The assertion was printed whereas Trump and his marketing campaign proceed to make extensively panned and unsupported claims of voter fraud. The Trump re-election marketing campaign has filed a number of lawsuits towards states and counties as a part of an effort to discredit outcomes that present Biden has been awarded greater than the required 270 electoral votes to be named president-elect. A number of the lawsuits have already been rejected.
It additionally comes amid mounting nationwide safety considerations over Trump’s refusal to cooperate with Biden’s transition crew as he continues to insists he’ll win a second time period in workplace.
On Thursday, Trump claimed the election was “rigged” in a tweet that was flagged by Twitter for being disputed.
Ballots are nonetheless being counted following final week’s Election Day with three states nonetheless too near name with Arizona and Georgia leaning towards Biden and North Carolina towards Trump, although all on slim margins, CNN and NBC reported. If Trump had been to safe all three, Biden would nonetheless win the presidency.