Trump Electoral College Voters Challenge Nevada Election, Say 40,000 Votes Were Fraudulent

State   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Nov 17, 2020   |   7:18PM   |   Carson City, Nevada

The members of the Electoral College from Nevada who are pledged to support President Donald Trump if he wins the state have officially challenged the results of the presidential election.

Nevada’s electoral college candidates pledged to President Donald J. Trump today filed an election contest under Nevada’s election code, citing substantial irregularities, improprieties, and fraud that occurred in Nevada’s 2020 presidential election.

The suit details the unreliability of the Agilis ballot processing and signature scanning machine used in Clark County, and the electronic voting machines used throughout the state. It also argues that the denial of observer access to the duplication process, and the impropriety of some Native American outreach programs that resulted in apparent vote-buying, cast substantial doubt on the results of the election.

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They say that 40,000 votes, if not more were impacted by these various defects. This margin is greater than the margin between President Trump and Joe Biden in Nevada.

“We believe the discrepancies discovered in the days following Nevada’s election and invited by the Democrat’s last-minute changes to the law monumentally influenced this presidential election to benefit Joe Biden, and as a result, these irregularities have deprived Nevadans of their right to a free and fair election,” said Jenna Ellis, Trump Campaign Senior Legal Advisor.

She added: “These malicious actions, which have impacted more than 40,000 ballots, cannot be overlooked, and President Trump will continue battling for justice and seeking to restore Americans’ faith in our electoral process.”

The contest was filed in the First Judicial District Court in Carson City, Nevada, on behalf of six Nevada citizens and voters who were candidates for presidential electors in Nevada.

The contest filings are available here.

The legal challenge comes on the same day election officials in Georgia found a second county with thousands more uncounted votes, a majority of which went to support President Trump.