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Nevada county livestream outage sparks baseless claims of election fraud

Published on 17/11/2022 at 23:28

Live footage of ballot counting in Nevada's second most-populous county cut out the night of November 9, 2022, prompting a wave of claims on social media that the incident was a cover-up for fraud in the US midterm elections. These allegations are unproven; Washoe County said it did not tally or report any votes while the livestream was down, and that it confirmed no one entered the ballot room or registrar's office during that time.