Midterm elections: US awaits vote count in Arizona and Nevada

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The US is still waiting to count the votes in Nevada and Arizona to find out The new composition of the SenateWhile conspiracy theories about delays in the processing of ballot papers are surfacing.

Nearly 540,000 ballot papers in Arizona and 95,000 in Nevada were still being counted as of yesterday after last Tuesday’s election, according to CNN estimates.

Information from other media reveals that in the first of these states, 78% of the vote has already been counted, and it gives an advantage to Senate President Mark Kelly (with 51.7% support) over Republican Blakemasters (46.1).

Meanwhile, in Nevada, where 90% of the vote has already been tabulated, party member designated in red Adam Laxalt, the former attorney general for delineation, edged out Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto by a narrow margin, 49% to 48.

Although authorities have warned that a recount to give results could take days and even weeks, some governors have raised questions about the process.

During an appearance on a talk show, Arizona Governor Carrie Lake said she was “100 percent sure we’re going to win this,” but accused election officials of “slowing, slowing, delaying the inevitable.”

The Republican is notorious for repeating former President Donald Trump (2017-2021) theories about alleged fraud in the 2020 election, which all evidence has ruled out, and is vying for the position with Democrat Katie Hobbs who rejected the endeavor. Red lines to cancel Joe Biden’s victory in the state.

In the face of these comments, election officials the previous day tried to dispel false information about how long it took to analyze votes.

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Bill Gates, the chair of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, who is also a Republican, called Lake’s comments “offensive,” especially regarding people working from 2 to 6 p.m. to announce the winner.

Meanwhile, Trump took advantage of the situation and noted on his social media platform that Clark County “has a corrupt voting system” and told Laxalt to “be careful,” and to feed disinformation as he has done in his career. Highlights of the presidency two years ago, television network.

Clark voter recorder Joe Gloria responded to reporters that the former president “has misinformation, two years later, about the law and our electoral processes that ensure the integrity of county and state elections.”

Laws in Nevada state that subdivisions can receive ballots by stamped mail before Election Day through Saturday, and voters have until Monday to fix any issues with their signature on the ballot.

And the call to the polls last Tuesday will re-establish congressional control from a resolution on 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate and 435 seats in the House of Representatives, in addition to the appointment of 36 out of 50 states and other positions.

Currently, specialized sites give Democrats 48 Senate seats and 49 conservative seats, and the dispute to reach the majority centers on Arizona, Nevada and Georgia, the latter with a second round of elections scheduled for the next six of December.

(with information from Prensa Latina)

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