'Demonstrably false': GOP officials for Arizona’s largest county refute all of Trump’s claims of voter fraud

'Demonstrably false': GOP officials for Arizona’s largest county refute all of Trump’s claims of voter fraud
Staff Sgt. Zach Zenk, an avionics technician with the 115th Fighter Wing, processes absentee ballots at the Mount Horeb Public Library during the Aug. 11 election in Mount Horeb, Wis. Nearly 700 Citizen Soldiers and Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard mobilized to serve as poll workers across 40 Wisconsin counties. Wisconsin National Guard photo by SMSgt. Larkin Wilde

Officials in Maricopa County, Ariz., have dismantled every claim of voter fraud posited by former President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, January 5, the state's Republican-led government released a detailed 92-page report breaking down each of the fraud allegations, one by one.

The new report, which was developed by the Maricopa County Elections Department, concluded that the investigation manned by Republican-hired contractors led to “faulty analysis, inaccurate claims, misleading conclusions” and was based on “a lack of understanding of federal and state election laws.”

The report also included a rebuttal that explained how the audit conducted by Cyber Ninjas produced inaccurate results.

"The County reviewed voters from these seven data sets and found that the methodologies and claims were inaccurate," the rebuttal said. "The analysis that Cyber Ninjas performed relied on the use of a third-party commercial database. The combination of the use of this commercial database and the soft matching techniques are likely a key reason Cyber Ninjas made incorrect conclusions."

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The report indicates that out of the claims, which were made by Republican members of the Arizona Senate and the election audit contractors, "22 were 'misleading,' 41 were 'inaccurate' and 13 were 'demonstrably false.'”

Maricopa County officials have indicated that their rebuttal "was intended to highlight the ongoing dangers of unfounded claims of mass election fraud," according to The Washington Post.

As the report was released, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates (R) echoed the official rebuttal in a statement.

“We have seen how people react when they think that an election has been stolen," Gates said Wednesday. "They storm the U.S. Capitol. They threaten to kill and hang and shoot election workers. And they called other Americans traitors. The American family cannot stand for that. I will not stand for that.”

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