The presidential bid between Joe Biden and Donald Trump continues to heat up as the votes come pouring in. Every vote does count, we always hear this being said, but it seems Donald Trump doesn’t want some of them to be counted at all. Donald Trump, one of the current presidential candidates, has demanded recounts in several states where he’s already lost and even threatened to sue in several states like Michigan and Pennsylvania in order to stop ballot counts.
Many are accusing him of wanting to sue his way back into the White House, questioning his motives in suing the states and his reasons for stopping the counting of certain votes. He and his campaign say that they didn’t have meaningful access to observe how they tallied and what their process was for the votes. He and his campaign wanted to “review those ballots which were opened and counted while we did not have meaningful access.”
In Georgia, he and his campaign moved to separate ballots from those that were “legally cast,” pertaining to those that arrived before the voting deadline, calling into question those that arrived afterward. They filed suit in Georgia thereafter.
“President Trump’s campaign has not been provided with meaningful access to numerous counting locations to observe the opening of ballots and the counting process, as guaranteed by Michigan law,” Bill Stepien, Trump 2020’s manager, said. “President Trump is committed to ensuring that all legal votes are counted in Michigan and everywhere else.”
Coalitions around the country and online have clamored that every vote counts. One in particular from New York called Protect the Results coalition marched down demanding that every vote be counted. Photo below:
Hundreds of New Yorkers from the Protect The Results coalition marched down 5th Avenue within the past hour demanding that all the votes be counted in the presidential race between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Photo: Sue Brisk @beafree pic.twitter.com/TcSWCkyfI4
— @TheIndypendent (@TheIndypendent) November 5, 2020
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