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9 Mail-in Votes for Trump Found in Luzerne County Election Bureau Trash

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luzerne county 9 trump votes in trash

Federal investigators have found 9 votes cast for Donald Trump for President in the trash at the Luzerne County Board of Elections.

According to information from US Attorney David J. Freed for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the 9 ballots were all cast by members of the military voting as Absentee.

The US Attorney’s Office says the FBI and Pennsylvania State Police have been working since Monday on an investigation that involved allegedly discarded ballots. Investigators conducted “numerous interviews” and secured physical evidence through the course of its ongoing investigation.

“At this point we can confirm that a small number of military ballots were discarded. Investigators have recovered nine ballots at this time,” reads a statement from Freed. “All 9 ballots were cast for presidential candidate Donald Trump.”

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Luzerne County election officials are said to be cooperating with the investigation thus far.

The US Attorney’s Office says it’ll be sharing more information with Luzerne County officials later Thursday on the details of the investigation. They were called in on Monday by Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis to find out how these 9 ballots got discarded as they did.

“Reporters” asked Trump on Thursday before departing to North Carolina on a campaign stop if he’d only accept the election results if they showed him as the winner. The President barely gave that ridiculous question the time it didn’t deserve and addressed the situation in Luzerne County indirectly. He didn’t say Luzerne County or Pennsylvania specifically but said, “We have to be very careful with the ballots.

“The ballots, that’s a whole big scam. They found 8 (US Attorney says it was 9) ballots in a wastepaper basket in some location,” Trump said. “We want to make sure the election is honest and I’m not sure that it can be.”

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