THE head of Arizona's GOP claimed the election is "far from over" as Donald Trump touted a Nevada "victory" after a Democratic county commissioner race was tossed out.
Joe Biden won 290 electoral votes but Dr Kelli Ward, chairwoman of the Republican Party of in AZ, insisted the battle wasn't over on Monday – 10 days after the race was first called for Biden.
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“Do not lose heart. Do not allow the negativity and the fake news to bring you down," she claimed in a filmed address, which saw her repeatedly slam the American press.
“So stay strong. Stay firm. Understand that this election is far from over."
"We do not have a president-elect at this time," she falsely claimed after world leaders congratulated Biden.
"States have not certified elections, and that’s what makes a president-elect — not the media, not the pundits, not the talking heads, not the fake news."
Ward vowed that Arizona "is in this fight 100 percent" two weeks after Biden and Donald Trump battled it out on November 3.
The Democratic candidate clinched key, battleground states, prompting Trump to launch a slew of lawsuits, the majority of which were dismissed by judges.
The Arizona Republican Party filed a lawsuit demanding a hand recount of votes by precinct, which was dismissed by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley.
A Trump campaign suit was withdrawn in Michigan but yet another lawsuit in Pennsylvania to prevent officials there from certifying the vote results is scheduled for today.
Rudy Giuliani has petitioned to appear in federal court in PA on behalf of the Trump campaign.
The outgoing president hailed one success in Clark County, Nevada, where commissioners declined to certify the election results for a county commission race.
The decision does not directly impact the presidential election results, which commissioners certified.
“Big victory moments ago in the State of Nevada. The all Democrat County Commissioner race, on same ballot as President, just thrown out because of large scale voter discrepancy," Trump tweeted.
"Clark County officials do not have confidence in their own election security. Major impact!”
The Clark County Commission governs the Las Vegas area.
They certified the results of the November 3 election except the county commissioner for District C, which was divided by 10 votes.
KLAS-TV reported that District C voters split 76,586 for Ross Miller, a Democrat and 76,576 for Republican Stavros Anthony.
The Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria told commissioners: “We have found discrepancies that we can’t explain that would cast a doubt on whether or not that margin of victory is solid.”
Gloria cited 139 discrepancies in District C, which included six people who voted twice, per local media outlets.
County commissioners asked him to report back on options to rerun the single local election.
Gloria emphasized that only that race needed to be repeated according to a reporter with the Nevada Independent.
"That’s the only race in the entire election we have any concern related to the outcome," he explained." And it’s because of the margin,”
Biden beat Trump there by 33,596 votes, per the Associated Press.
Clark County has 70 percent of votes in the presidential race.
On Monday, county commissioners certified that the Vice President got 521,852 votes to Trump's 430,930.
Experts said there is no evidence of the widespread voter "fraud" Trump has repeatedly tweeted about or his "rigged" election claims.
He has yet to concede to Biden, who has been congratulated by major world leaders since news of his win emerged on November 7.
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