The New York Times reports:
The organizers of the review “made up the numbers,” the headline of the experts’ report reads. The experts, a data analyst for the Arizona Republican Party and two retired executives of a Boston-based election consulting firm, said in their report that workers for the investigators failed to count thousands of ballots in a pallet of 40 ballot-filled boxes delivered to them in the spring.
The final report by the Republican investigators concluded that President Biden actually won 99 more votes than were reported, and former President Donald J. Trump tallied 261 fewer votes. But given the large undercount found in just a sliver of the 2.1 million ballots, it would effectively be impossible for the Republican investigators to arrive at such precise numbers, the experts said.
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A hand count of ballots that was the centerpiece of the Republican inquiry into Arizona’s 2020 election was so inaccurate as to be “laughable,” a group of election experts says. https://t.co/oimP1eQNjC
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