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North Carolina reignites 'rigged' election claims

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>> Weeks after the election, North Carolina governor, Pat McCrory, officially requesting a recount after refusing to concede to Democrat Roy Cooper over claims of voter fraud. A charge Americans have heard quite a bit of this season. Reuters reporter, Dan Trotta.>> McCrory is saying that there may be fraud.
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That he believes or that there's cause to believe that felons have voted, that dead people have voted, that people may have voted in multiple states. In addition, you have cases where there is less confidence in the electoral system. So there are a number or developments that are calling the electoral system into question.
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>> The allegations come at a time when faith in the voting process has been shaken to its core. Claims of trashing ballots and even state sponsored interference have dominated headlines on both fake and legitimate news sites. Trump himself repeatedly claimed the election was rigged when he was down in the polls.
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>> Remember, we're competing in a rigged election, this is a rigged election folks, okay.>> Many of his supporters believed him. Since Trump won the election though, those same supporters have stayed mum. But even that victory has been called into question. Computer experts have reportedly urged the Clinton campaign to audit the election results in three swing states.
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Floating the possibility that election voting machines in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan might have been hacked.