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Sat Nov 26, 2016, 09:35 AM Nov 2016

Three Wisconsin Counties Just Admitted They Padded Trumps Win With Fake Votes [View all]

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The presidential election of 2016 was the most contentious and bizarre in American history. On top of the vile rhetoric that was spewed by now President-elect Donald Trump, it now appears that certain voting tallies in Wisconsin were hedged in Trump’s favor.

A county in Wisconsin named Outagamie County had four precincts in the areas of Cicero, Grand Chute, Bear Creek, and Hortonville which all showed that they had fewer people overall than had voted in the presidential election. This instance, naturally, caused the Internet to fly in a fury claiming, rightly, that voter fraud was taking place. The precincts quickly adjusted their voting totals, which removed over a thousand votes from Donald Trump’s side. What a coincidence, the party which has spent years decrying voter fraud were once again benefiting from voter fraud. Dan Solomon of Fast Company was the first to point this out:

You can see the Grand Chute 1-3 results here. All 1126 extra votes were for Trump. Clinton’s total is the same. 2/x


Same deal in Hortonville. Trump’s number down by 400+ votes, Clinton’s unchanged. Ballots cast now matches votes counted. 3/x

The village clerk of Hortonville, Lynn Mischkerm offered an explanation to the discrepancy, which didn’t make much sense at the time and under further analysis was proved to be a falsehood. She said:

In order to give election returns to the Outagamie County Clerk’s office as quickly as possible the Chief Inspector added together the votes from the election machine tapes. An error was made while keying the numbers on the calculator during this process resulting in an incorrect number of votes reported on Election night. The official process of tallying the votes was completed and rechecked. These vote numbers were recorded and delivered to the Outagamie County Clerk’s office the morning of November 9th. The official tally reflects the accurate votes in the Village.

To accept this story from Mischkerm one would have to believe that the same error was made in four different counties, and that same error resulted in Donald Trump receiving more votes in each instance. Another conundrum is Hillary Clinton’s vote total did not change before the original numbers were announced, or after they were adjusted due to the Internet’s outrage.


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Weren't there "errors" in Drumpf's favor in Sauk County as well? n/t rzemanfl Nov 2016 #1
85% turnout - not sure whether to laugh or cry milestogo Nov 2016 #2
no one does projection like republicans barbtries Nov 2016 #3
That's the truth malaise Nov 2016 #5
I have 100s of posts here saying these assholes Cosmocat Nov 2016 #7
Completely correct. DK504 Nov 2016 #28
you were right all along. barbtries Nov 2016 #35
On November 7th Cosmocat Nov 2016 #40
trust me cosmocat, barbtries Nov 2016 #41
I hear ya LOUD AND CLEAR. We don't see Democrats underhandedly and ILLEGALLY... Raster Nov 2016 #9
Maybe it's worth trying meow2u3 Nov 2016 #38
i swear to gawd barbtries Nov 2016 #42
It's ok. You have time to catch up when you recover! lonestarnot Nov 2016 #22
Exactly treestar Nov 2016 #45
This is election fraud, not voter fraud. Thor_MN Nov 2016 #4
but, but, the media is completely dismissing the recount...shouldn't we?????? spanone Nov 2016 #6
I AM SHOCKED. Shocked, I tell you, SHOCKED! Raster Nov 2016 #8
It was NOT "voter fraud". It was ELECTION fraud CousinIT Nov 2016 #10
1 uponit7771 Nov 2016 #11
It was neither FBaggins Nov 2016 #13
So, you believe that it was all just an Bettie Nov 2016 #17
It's a VERY common mistake FBaggins Nov 2016 #19
Assertion! bigmonkey Nov 2016 #26
Sorry... that's what you're doing FBaggins Nov 2016 #27
Don't be sorry, you're wrong! bigmonkey Nov 2016 #30
I assumed you read the context that you were replying to FBaggins Nov 2016 #32
Frankly, this is not a "taking sides" issue, or shouldn't be. bigmonkey Nov 2016 #33
I didn't take a "side" FBaggins Nov 2016 #34
Rhetorical emphasis. bigmonkey Nov 2016 #36
canvassing aka exit polls et al anamandujano Nov 2016 #37
They should be charged with felonies MichMan Nov 2016 #12
Nobody falsified vote totals FBaggins Nov 2016 #14
Headline is a lie? n/t MichMan Nov 2016 #16
It's certainly wrong. FBaggins Nov 2016 #18
Headlines that don't match the story seem to be very popular lately. hughee99 Nov 2016 #25
As pintobean said below... fake news. FBaggins Nov 2016 #29
Don't worry about dead voters, safeinOhio Nov 2016 #15
Fake news pintobean Nov 2016 #20
Geezus! You know what? ananda Nov 2016 #21
Bingo! LittleGirl Nov 2016 #24
start at state/local level; get paper ballots, hand-counting in your state. nt TheFrenchRazor Nov 2016 #43
Wait til we get to Waukesha. rec, nT Mc Mike Nov 2016 #23
K&R smirkymonkey Nov 2016 #31
I wonder, what really happened with "self - correction"? zstat Nov 2016 #39
ALL of the "extra" votes in Outagamie County Greybnk48 Nov 2016 #44
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