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  • you know what it's about.

  • Fraud.

  • That's what they want.

  • Fraud.

  • They want to try and steal this election.

  • In the run up to the November 3rd election, President Donald Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the elections integrity without evidence, calling it rigged, and he's urged his supporters to watch for fraud.

  • President Trump, I'm reaching my supporters to go into the polls and watch very carefully because that's what has to happen.

  • His campaign website calls on supporters to join an army for Trump monitoring polling sites on Election Day.

  • We all know that the Democrats will be up to their old dirty tricks on Election Day to make sure that President Trump doesn't win.

  • We cannot let that happen.

  • Spurred by Trump's message, about 80 volunteers, many dawning trump hats, came out on a recent cold and rainy Monday night in Key Go Harbor, Michigan, just outside Detroit for a training session put on by the Michigan Conservative Coalition, 63 year old Roseanne Bonkowski was one of the first to arrive with all the absentee ballots that are going on.

  • I think it's really important that we not only vote, but we guard the vote and that we make sure that the ballots should only be counting once and that they're done properly.

  • Many, including Jerry Clicks, be echoed the president's unsubstantiated claims about voter fraud.

  • We have to watch for fraud.

  • It exists.

  • It exists.

  • This is not a perfect world.

  • This is not going to be a perfect election.

  • And I think that the odds this election for fraud is far greater than anything we've seen thus far.

  • Republicans are mobilizing thousands of volunteers, toe watch, early voting sites and ballot drop boxes in not only Michigan but across other key battleground states.

  • But voting rights activists and Democratic groups are worried that partisan poll watchers, particularly if they show up in force, could intimidate voters.

  • Authorities in Michigan and Wisconsin this week warned some poll watchers could show up armed, raising the potential for violence.

  • Michigan band, the open carry of weapons within 100 ft of voting centers where we anticipate that it will become a issue.

  • Troy Rinse Tra is a voting rights advocate who works with formerly incarcerated people and says he fears intimidation will become an issue.

  • We understand that there are members off a certain political persuasions who do want to silence the vote of marginalized people, people of color, uh, people who are living in poverty and to discourage them because, as if, uh, they do not have the equal right, that another person has to cast their ballot.

  • And for some people, that may be a concern to them.

  • So intimidation does become a factor.

  • Thes poll watchers told Reuters they weren't trying to intimidate anyone but to simply ensure a fair election and scrutinized ballots for any irregularities.

you know what it's about.

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Republicans volunteer to monitor voting amid fears of voter fraud

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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