Election officials in the US are facing a growing barrage of claims that the outcome of last year’s presidential election, which saw Democratic candidate Joe Biden the winner, needs to be revisited.
The 2020 vote has long been under attack, mostly by well-funded associates of former president Donald Trump, who are now pushing authorities to investigate or decertify the vote.
Trump’s allies are pushing to inspect protected machines and urging top officials to conduct audits or sign on to a lawsuit seeking to overturn the 2020 results.
“I’m warning you that I’ve been going around the country. We’re starting lawsuits everywhere,” said Douglas Frank, one of Trump’s associates, who claims to have discovered secret algorithms used to rig the vote.
Trump himself is leading the ongoing assault on the vote, regularly firing off statements in which he asserts that the vote was rigged.
Another Trump associate, Mike Lindell said in an…