The founder of a company hired by the Arizona GOP to conduct ballot audits encouraged fraudulent elections

Authorities will guide the truck to the loading area of ​​the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  (AP)

Authorities will guide the truck to the loading area of ​​the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. (AP)

Founder of an external company hired by Republican Arizona Senate, who audits the 2020 presidential ballot, has previously promoted fraud conspiracy theories on social media.

Dave Logan, head of Florida-based cyber ninja hired by Senator Arizona to oversee the audit, was also part of a previous effort to overturn the election results. Michigan..

Arizona Republic Reported that it was deleted twitter The account, believed to belong to Mr. Logan, posted a collection of unsubstantiated allegations of fraud in the 2020 elections.

He shared a post from another Twitter user. “I’m tired of hearing people say there was no scam. It happened, it’s real, and people get smarter and faster.”

“The similarities between Venezuela’s statistical analysis and this year’s elections are amazing,” Logan wrote in December. Unfounded conspiracy theory Ms. Powell said the country was somehow involved in stealing elections from the former president. Donald Trump..

Logan also appears to have shared a post by former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell, who supported many condemned theories to overturn the elections in favor of Trump.

One of Logan’s shared posts by another user said:

Logan also seems to share the post Colorado Republican representative Lauren Boebert, Another prolific boost to the 2020 election conspiracy theory.

Associated Press Last month, Logan reported that he tweeted from an account named @securityvoid in December and wrote:

The account states that the owner is “a believer in Christ, the founder of @ Cyber ​​Ninjas, the CTO of @ uscybchallenge, a software security enthusiast, and a proud American.”

It was removed at some point from January 4th until the announcement that Cyber ​​Ninja was chosen to lead the audit. AP reported..

Court documents from Antrim County, MichiganShows that he was part of an effort to prove that there was a fraud in the county. State and county-level officials said the reports produced by Mr. Logan’s group were biased and authorities found many errors in their investigation.

After announcing that Cyber ​​Samurai will lead an audit in Maricopa County, Logan said: Press release: “We are honored to be chosen to take on this task on behalf of the Arizona Senate. Reliable elections are a sacred American tradition. Our team’s goal is to confirm the validity of existing legislation. It’s about verifying the results so that we can point out areas of potential legislative changes. We hope that our findings provide the election confidence that Arizona voters want. I will. “

But Dominion Voting Systems, the company that supplied Arizona’s voting machines, quickly made the decision. A spokeswoman said: “The companies selected to carry out this audit are beyond prejudice. The publicly available information is led by conspiracy theorists and QAnon supporters who helped spread the big lie. Dominion supports all forensic audits conducted by federal-certified independent voting system test labs, but not. Over 1,000 independent audits and re-audits nationwide since the election date. Aggregations were made and all of them demonstrated the accuracy and reliability of our voting system. “

Republican Karen Fann, President pro tempore of Arizona, is confident in the companies hired to oversee audits, including Cyber ​​Samurai. Arizona Republic: “These people are qualified and experienced.”

Independent We are asking Cyber ​​Ninja for comment.

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