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Texas county officials call election audits an unnecessary partisan ploy while voicing confidence in 2020 results

Officials in some counties targeted by audits accuse Republican Texas leaders of pandering to conspiracy theorists and undermining faith in elections. They also say the secretary of state’s office hasn’t provided details on what the audits entail.

Supporters of President Trump gathered at the State Capitol in Austin to protest the victory of Presidential-elect Joe Biden. The two groups began arguing and yelling at each other in front of the Capitol. Nov. 7, 2020.

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