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A worker hangs bunting in the House chamber at the Texas Capitol in preparation for the opening of the 86th regular session of the Texas Legislature in January 2019. The 87th session is scheduled to begin Jan. 12.

Most of the vote counting is over. Most of the noise, with any luck at all, is behind us — although the Electoral College voting happens in two weeks. Cross your fingers, if you haven’t stuck them in your ears.

Assume, for the sake of conversation, that the elections are over. Next comes the part that the elections were all about.

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. This analysis originated at texastribune.com. Contact Ramsey at rramsey@texastribune.org.

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Bulldog

I wish we could redistrict every democrat out of Texas.

Bulldog

More evidence continues to surface regarding the massive voter fraud in the blue cities of Milwaukee, Detroit , Philadelphia, and Atlanta... Anomalous vote dumps that happened in the early morning hours of November 4 ... Not only does each of these vote updates not follow the generally observed pattern, but the anomalous behavior of these updates is particularly extreme. That is, these vote updates are outliers of the outliers.

The four vote updates in question are:

An update in Michigan listed as of 6:31AM Eastern Time on November 4th, 2020, which shows 141,258 votes for Joe Biden and 5,968 votes for Donald Trump

An update in Wisconsin listed as 3:42AM Central Time on November 4th, 2020, which shows 143,379 votes for Joe Biden and 25,163 votes for Donald Trump

A vote update in Georgia listed at 1:34AM Eastern Time on November 4th, 2020, which shows 136,155 votes for Joe Biden and 29,115 votes for Donald Trump

An update in Michigan listed as of 3:50AM Eastern Time on November 4th, 2020, which shows 54,497 votes for Joe Biden and 4,718 votes for Donald Trump

The extents of the respective anomalies here are more than the margin of victory in all the key swing states ... Total of 42 electoral votes ...

natives5

Incessantly repeating lies does not make it true, Bulldog. WI certified for Biden as did AZ. Let’s assume for giggles that your numbers above are correct. They still show Biden with a huuuge lead. Is this the new math Rudy is pushing on all?!?

natives5

I mistakenly left off GA who also certified the results.

Bulldog

Yes they certified a fraudulent election. Just because you don't agree to the facts doesn't mean they are lies. But what do you care? You're perfectly fine with fraud and corruption.

natives5

Haha okay Bulldog. You want a dictatorship led by Republicans who didn’t win the election and I’m the one who supports for fraud and corruption.....sorry you can’t break away from the kool aid.

jmilner007

Recounting the same crooked ballots means nothing. The ballots are all blended in together now. What good is a poll watcher? They can't say anything while thievery is happening, just report it later. How do the computerized totals come up with a total that includes a fraction?

Bulldog

Why stop counting?

Why make observers leave?

Why cover up the windows?

A water leak in the Atlanta poll? Yeah sure.

natives5

Seems like Bill Barr is tired of the shenanigans too. Even he said there is no evidence of widespread fraud that would change the election results. Is he corrupt now too? Perhaps Part of the infamous “deep state” against trump?

natives5

Y’all keep hollering crooked ballots and fraud yet can’t provide a lick of real. Courts are tired of the farce too. The kool aid must be tasty today.

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