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US election officials debunk Trump’s claim of ‘deleted’ votes


US election officials have debunked President Donald Trump’s claim that millions of votes from his supporters were deleted.

This comes after President Trump claimed without proof that 2.7 million votes for him had been “deleted”, the BBC reports.

The officials rejected the fraud claims, adding that the 2020 White House vote was the “most secure in American history”.

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A committee went further to announce that “there is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.”

While the 3 November election as projected by all the major US TV networks favoured President-elect Joe Biden, Trump has yet to concede to his Democrat counterpart.

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Mr Biden is now projected to have won Arizona, extending his lead by 11 electoral college votes to a total of 290, with Mr Trump on 217. It is the first time the state has voted Democrat since 1996. – BBC