nearvideo claims of electoral fraud ruin the disputed North Carolina congressional race
North Carolina election officials say a absentee ballot scheme, the corrupted might have discovered the result in the state 9. District race; Garrett Tenney reported.
Republican politician Mark Harris testified Thursday that he did not believe that a political operative working for his campaign was, the tampering with mail-in ballots in a contested November congressional races, despite the numerous warnings from his son.
Harris, the outdated Democrat Dan McCready of 905 votes in a contested race for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, took the stand on Thursday in the fourth day of hearings in the election fraud case.
In a sworn statement, Harris said that he was sure of the politically effective – and convicted felon – Leslie McCrae Dowless, that election workers would never absentee ballots to collect, despite the concerns of Harris’ son, John Dowless was illegal to collect and turn in ballots of voters.
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“I told him (John Harris) again, based on what I got to hear that I don’t sense that,” Harris said, according to the Charlotte Observer.
“McCrae was not so clear, I think that it was necessary,” Harris added. “I don’t have to keep going back…I had a comfort level at this point.
One of the methods, the participants said Dowless was used to hire workers to collect absentee ballots from voters that they received, and then turn it over to him after the elections Board investigation.
State election law forbids anyone other than a guardian or a close relative due to the handling of mail-in ballots. Harris’ team said in a legal briefing submitted to the elections Board last week, should the Board certify him the winner, no matter what Dowless have for the campaign.
Harris’ comments come a day after his son took the stand in an emotional testimony that left his father in tears.
“I raised the red flag at the time, to hire the decision of Mr Dowless,” John Harris said in his statement on Wednesday.
“I love my father, and I love my mom. Of course I have no vendetta against you, no family scores to settle,” he said. “I think that you error in this process and they certainly did things differently than I would have done it.”
Harris’ son’s testimony against the politicians of the preceding claims, he had no knowledge of fraudulent election activity. On Thursday, the elder Harris acknowledged that his son had warned him of his concerns about Dowless.
“My son was something prophetic in his statement that day,” Harris said.
In the hearings of the seat for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, is Charlotte. The State Board of elections not certified showed to unofficial results, Harris hit just McCready of 905 votes. The state has twice refused to explain to Harris, the winner, after hearing reports of irregularities shortly before the election in rural Bladen County, where Dowless life.
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Board of elections Chairman Bob Cordle noticed on Thursday that the hearings could go last Friday and in the coming week.
So far, the state board is not yet ready, presents its case and both sides have the ability to call your own witnesses, before the Board advises.
“We may not have time this week, and to keep from a course of these hearings,” Cordle told the Charlotte Observer, adding that he will discuss the meeting with lawyers and members of the board, options and schedules, “if we are to go out this week.”