LA officials address mail-in ballot concerns after some decry holes fou
From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Fri Aug 20 11:06:13 2021
By Emma Colton
Published 16 mins ago
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk office quelled
concerns that mail-in ballots for the upcoming recall election of Gov.
Gavin Newsom are vulnerable to fraud due to two holes on ballot
envelopes that reportedly show whether a person voted to recall the
"This has been part of the envelope design for years. The holes serve
both an accessibility purpose and a quality assurance purpose after the
fact to validate no voted ballots are left unprocessed; an established, recommended practice," the office said on Twitter Thursday.
"The commonly used envelope design does not interfere with postal or
The tweets from the office came after some California voters voiced
concern over the holes, with former acting Director of National
Intelligence Ric Grenell posting about it on Twitter.
"@GavinNewsom needs to be asked if his team did this on purpose. This
is cheating," Grenell said on Twitter Thursday...
Grenell later responded to the county clerk office’s tweet, criticizing
its voting rolls as "a mess."
"Assurance that someone can see who voted YES to recall @GavinNewsom so
someone can toss that ballot?