Massive 78% of mail-in ballots proved fraudulent in aldermanic race in Aberdeen, Mississippi. A judge in Mississippi has ordered a new election because of absentee vote fraud.
ABERDEEN, MISS. (WCBI) – A judge is ordering a new runoff election for the Ward 1 alderman seat in Aberdeen.
In the sixty-four-page order, Judge Jeff Weill not only calls for a new election but also finds evidence of fraud and criminal activity, in how absentee ballots were handled, how votes were counted, and the actions by some at the polling place.
In his ruling, the judge said that sixty-six of eighty-four absentee ballots cast in the June runoff were not valid and should never have been counted. Nicholas Holliday was declared the winner by a 37 vote margin. Robert Devaull challenged the results in court.
Judge Weill found many irregularities with absentee ballots. He issued a bench warrant for notary Dallas Jones, who notarized absentee ballots. During a hearing, Jones admitted violating notary duties. . . .Allie Martin, “Notary Arrested, Charged With Voter Fraud In Connection With Aberdeen Alderman Election,” WCBI, March 1, 2021.
The election do-over involves the election for alderman in Aberdeen, Miss., population 5,326. A judge found irregularities in the paperwork for 66 of the 84 absentee ballots cast, or 78%. The race had been decided by 37 votes, 177-140.
The judge found “significant evidence of voter fraud” on the part of two people who notarized paperwork for absentee ballot applications. He ordered one of them arrested.Tom Kertscher, “Judge did order new election in small Miss. city after finding ballot problems, evidence of fraud,” Politifact, March 5, 2021