Voter Fraud Investigation. The Secretary of State’s Director of Elections has asked the Attorney General for “assistance in reviewing allegations of criminal activity in Hill County elections.” A complaint filed by Philip Harris of Direct Action Texas alleges that as many as 1,743 votes were cast in the county in the primary that cannot be associated with actual voters and several voters cast ballots as many as four times.

County election officials said the errors are likely the result of double-counting the absentee and early votes, which are still tallied by hand. They believe that any downward adjustments made to the vote totals would not affect any outcomes.

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