Even before the dust has settled on the bombshell revelation that Texas electronic voting machines were switching Democrat Beto O’Rourkes votes to GOP’s Ted Cruz, a stunning new video has surfaced on Twitter purporting to show the same vote switching happening, this time in Indiana. Naturally this has elicited a lot of reaction from grassroots Democrats because like in the Texas case, the Illinois voting machines are also switching Dem votes to Republican and not the other way around.
The fact that these electronic voting machines seem to be switching only Dem votes to Republican and not vice versa takes this issue beyond the conspiracy theory phase. As Yours Truly has stated earlier, there needs to be a full investigation into these electronic voting machine “malfunctions” in order to allay the growing fear among the public that these machines are programmed to work that way–rigged.. Given the fact that Ted Cruz ended up beating Beto O’Rourke by only 2 percentage points in a contest that was supposed to be a landslide, there needs to be an investigation into how many Beto votes switched to Ted Cruz.
ELECTION ALERT: @NBCNews projecting @SenTedCruz as WINNER in race for Senate in Texas over @BetoORourke. LIVE RESULTS: https://t.co/1sN36lIbPN @KPRC2 #TexasSenate #ElectionNight #ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/KIegiKXepm
— Aaron Wische (@KPRC2Aaron) November 7, 2018
There is tremendous interest among grassroots Democrats in getting to the bottom of the Ted Cruz “win” given these growing concerns about voting machines.
i don’t believe that Cruz won. i refuse to accept that especially when i know that machines were literally switching votes from Beto to him.
— Luv Wins ✊? Resist ??? (@luvwinsresist) November 7, 2018
There is no indication that the mainstream media will ever dig into Ted Cruz’s narrow “win” but grassroots Democrats should rest assured that in the coming days, weeks and months, Yours Truly will get to the bottom of it and share the findings on Twitter.
Bottom line, we cannot keep having elections where even after official results are announced, the public still has doubts about their accuracy. Election officials need to take concerns about electronic voting machines very seriously because contrary to popular belief, this is not a partisan issue. It is baffling how with all these problems we seem to have with electronic voting machines, more state election officials are not resorting to the best and readily available solution–going back to paper ballot.
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