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The Democrat primary race for mayor of New York City has now descended into chaos after major discrepancies were found in the vote, with the board of elections admitting that they ‘mistakenly’ added over 100,000 fake ballots to the race.

As The Wall Street Journal reports:

The New York City Board of Elections will redo its tally of votes in the Democratic mayoral race after inadvertently including tens of thousands of test-run ballots in its count, a board spokeswoman said Tuesday night.

Hours earlier, the board published on its website the preliminary results of ranked-choice voting tabulations, showing former sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia had vaulted to second place, trailing Eric Adams by fewer than 3 percentage points.

The Board of Elections spokeswoman said there were 135,000 dummy ballots inadvertently included in Tuesday’s count, which caused the discrepancy. They hadn’t been cleared from mandatory prequalification of the system conducted before elections, and to what extent the dummy ballots affected the count isn’t clear. Election officials planned to redo the ranked-choice voting tabulations on Wednesday.

Eric Adams, the candidate who has been previously leading in the vote was so incensed by the fiasco that he threatened to reject the results, as The Hill reports:

The board’s initial tweet came not long after Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, released a statement pushing back on the new count, saying he was seeking clarification from the city Board of Elections.

“The vote total just released by the Board of Elections is 100,000-plus more than the total announced on election night, raising serious questions. We have asked the Board of Elections to explain such a massive increase and other irregularities before we comment on the Ranked Choice Voting projection. We remain confident that Eric Adams will be the next mayor of New York because he put together a historic five-borough working class coalition of New Yorkers to make our city a safer, fairer, more affordable place,” he said.

The error drew swift backlash from journalists and election observers and plunged an already-complicated election into turmoil.

It seems that after months of attacking conservatives for raising legitimate questions about the 2020 election, the tables have now turned on many Democrats.

 


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raylaser
raylaser
2 months ago

“Dummy Ballots”, I think that about sums up Democratic voters mentality in general doesn’t it? Of course the problem is, they meant to use the dummy ballots in the general election to have them cast for the Dem candidate vs. the Rep candidate. These dopes can’t even get their fake ballots run in the correct election! (Sarc intended).

Judith Chum
Judith Chum
2 months ago
Reply to  raylaser

Total scum

Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
2 months ago

Rerun 2020 race again

DEBORAH HIIBEL
DEBORAH HIIBEL
2 months ago

YES IT WAS RIGGED!

paul
paul
2 months ago
Reply to  DEBORAH HIIBEL

Yes . Now that they were allowed to ” Win ‘ the way they did . There will never be another fair election ? SCOTUS could have helped fix it but , they were ” influenced ” not to .

Alfie
Alfie
2 months ago
Reply to  paul

Biden is CATHOLIC…SCOTUS is CATHOLIC. End of story. Corruption reigns supreme.

Jim
Jim
2 months ago
Reply to  Alfie

Unfortunately, both cease being Catholic when they exit the doors of the church.

TheMickster
TheMickster
2 months ago

I’m glad this is the first time this has happened. Whew, imagine what would have happened in a larger-scale election!

toyn
toyn
2 months ago
Reply to  TheMickster

it did trump got screwed by the fake ballots he should still be president

Patriot
Patriot
2 months ago
Reply to  toyn

They are being sarcastic

DEBORAH HIIBEL
DEBORAH HIIBEL
2 months ago
Reply to  toyn

YES TRUMP IS THE REAL PRESIDENT!

1chopsley
1chopsley
2 months ago
Reply to  toyn

Thanks to the do-nothing Americans who allow it with a easy defeat at capital protest. Now the anti-American democrats and medias can do anything and everything they want because of easy cowards and defeatist!

Sara
Sara
2 months ago
Reply to  TheMickster

Would be nice to imagine it without experiencing the reality!!!

1chopsley
1chopsley
2 months ago
Reply to  TheMickster

It will Now because Americans allow the anti-American democrats and rinos and their tools for hate and division of America to get away with the 2020 elections voter fraud and anything and everything, so it is just as much Americans fault as it is theirs!