Virginia Dept. of Elections confirms unique rely of November 2020 votes was appropriate


Voters line up exterior to forged ballots within the basic election on the Henrico County basic registrar’s workplace in Henrico County, Va., Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, on the primary day of the state’s 45-day early voting interval. (Bob Brown/Richmond Instances-Dispatch way of AP)

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY/WFXR) — The Virginia Division of Elections (ELECT) says an audit of the election outcomes from November 2020 has confirmed the unique rely of the votes was appropriate.

The outcomes come from the statewide post-election Danger Limiting Audit of the 2020 U.S. presidential and Senate elections, a procedural step the place poll scanner machines utilized in November are inspected.

ELECT is required to coordinate the annual post-election RLA of poll scanner machines used within the Commonwealth’s 133 localities.

“The success of Virginia’s first statewide audit reaffirms our dedication to making sure safe and correct elections for our voters,” stated Christopher Piper, Virginia’s commissioner of elections. “I’m pleased with the exhausting work that our election directors do within the Commonwealth, and this audit additional exemplifies the integrity and validity of the 2020 November Normal Election outcomes”.

The audit outcomes had been reported on Tuesday, March 2 throughout a gathering with Virginia’s basic registrars and electoral board members.

A replica of the audit outcomes will be discovered on the ELECT web site.

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