Seems a group called Clear Ballot tried to get the contract from the Arizona Senate to do the badly needed audit of the 2020 election. Their price was in excess of $400,000 according to media reports, and keeping the taxpayer in mind, Senate President Karen Fann instead chose Cyber Ninjas at $150,000.
Interesting that they should issue their report before the Cyber Ninjas issued theirs. Made it public, too. They call their hastily put together group website Real-Audits.org and claim to be fighting disinformation with facts.
Pity the facts they claim come from the very machines that caused the problems in the first place. I don’t care how many audits they claim to have done, they didn’t open up the boxes and count all the ballots, or look for signs of fakery or deceit.
I have to wonder why Republicans in Arizona are attacking so viciously a procedure that was open to the voters of Maricopa County to participate in and watch from their own homes.
The argument that outside groups contributed money to the audit doesn’t besmirch the effort one bit, because those were voluntary donations, and not a burden on the taxpayer. The argument is also one that is totally hypocritical as Zuckerberg’s CTCL contributed about $3 million to the election effort, claiming it was an extraordinary year because of COVID. Where did that money go? Have they accounted for it? Who contributed to that? Oh, we don’t get to ask these questions?
We don’t get to question the counting stopping on election night? We don’t get to question those in seats of power, because THEY RULE US OR SOMETHING????? Hey, they work FOR us, not the other way around.
But we volunteers checked out the ballots. We volunteers of Maricopa County along side Cyber Ninjas, with our special orange shirted observers, and even the pinko’s from the SOS office did it, because WE CARE ABOUT ELECTION INTEGRITY. Not some officials hurt feelings at being checked up on. Not the SOUR GRAPES of a competitive group who didn’t get the contract!!!
YOU GUYS! You didn’t get the contract because we wanted a FULL FORENSIC AUDIT and hand recount of ALL the ballots.
And while they lie about it, everyone knows the machines connect to the internet. Even your refrigerator does! These are the people I’ll trust, because I WATCHED THE ENTIRE PROCESS FROM DAY ONE through the months that it took, every day, for long hours sitting here far far away. Because I could.
That’s called TRANSPARENCY.
CYBER NINJAS! You are the best! And I’ll trust your report. This one we might compare to, or maybe use it for toilet paper! Oh, and Benny White, Larry Moore, Tim Halvorsen, none of you counted the ballots.
This guy did! And I’ll believe him. Our Lawyer Dude, Bryan Blehm. And the wonderful Ninjas and volunteers who did this, why, they deserve Gods blessing, and the endless appreciation of Arizonans for doing their patriotic duty to find the TRUTH.