Are extra ballots with your information being printed and mailed without your knowledge?
The Election Integrity grassroots group led by Liz Harris has a very dedicated group of volunteers working every day to collect evidence of voting ‘issues’ in Maricopa County. The most common problem is Phantom Voters, or voters registered to an address where the current resident claims they do not live. When a volunteer finds a phantom registered voter a form is filled out to document the issue. In some cases the resident will report that they got extra ballot(s) for people not living there. Canvassers say about 1 in 5 address visited will have at least one phantom. Read the findings for the first 3000 addresses canvassed.
Here is a link to the reports mentioned in the FB post above:
2020 Election Results Early Voting Rejections Rejections Detailed Voter Education Report
So here’s what we know about Maricopa County statistics:
3.3 million adults live in Maricopa County
2.6 million, or 83% are registered to vote. Average registration rate in the US is 70%
2.1 million ballots were cast, or 80.5% of turnout in Maricopa. Average turnout rate is 60%
We need more complete information regarding the Early Voting Ballots Requested category. Were there any other types of ballots included in that figure? How many went missing, never returned or used (shredded, discarded)?
According to the answer provided on the Facebook page for Maricopa County, all ballots were accounted for after the 2020 election. But were they? Why are canvassers finding so many people who report getting extra ballots at their address? Should Maricopa County include total mail-in ballots ordered for printing for each election and also totals for ballots returned and missing? We have to expect some people will get their ballot and then simply choose not to return it.
What happens to ballots sent back marked Return to Sender? Voter laws say one must be registered to vote at their current address. Will the county use that returned ballot to remove or cancel the registration? Will that voter be notified that his ballot went to a different address? Phone calls to the recorder office have been answered by different agents in different ways, so it is unclear what the procedure is for a Return to Sender ballot, however they do say they cannot cancel a registration unless the voter himself requests it, unless they have a court order or copy of the death certificate. In any case, the recorder should be reporting how many of these ballots get returned in their Voter Education reports.
Do you wonder if phantom voters might be registered at your address? Or if your voter information is on the envelopes of other ballots, being mailed to strange addresses? It is something we must start looking at. Currently we know of no procedure to check this at the recorder office. However if enough people start calling for that information things may change.
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