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US Observers of Milwaukee election recount were given poop emoji wristbands from Wisconsin Center staff

00:10  25 november  2020
00:10  25 november  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Recount watchers were also issued wrist bands with poop emojis to wear, in a sign of how seriously this is being taken. The unopened ballots came from a South side ward, according to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mary Spicuzza. So far, in the first four days of the recount , lawyers for the

“ Wisconsin will go into a recount , and it’s highly likely the recount will toss out the fabricate [sic] ‘fake’ votes that magically appears [sic] last night (around The situation with the Milwaukee wards reporting more votes than there are registered voters is just more ammunition that the Trump team can use to

MILWAUKEE — Each day of the recount seems to bring some new controversy.

And on Tuesday morning, the controversy briefly turned to poop — or more specifically, poop emoji wristbands given to recount observers who arrived at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee.

On previous days, the observer wristbands featured things like "VIP" in gold or purple lettering.

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But all observers — those for Donald Trump, Joe Biden or media members — who arrived Tuesday morning had a paper wristband with smiling poop emojis affixed around their wrists to show they passed the required health screen. Some were not happy about it.

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Witch-hunting and giving out private personal details of other people can result in unexpected and potentially serious consequences for the individual targeted. Observer : "That person definitely meant to vote for Trump instead of Biden and you' re ruining the integrity of the election ."

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"A recount volunteer says she and others were forced to wear these bracelets to participate in recount," conservative radio talk show host Vicki McKenna tweeted. "Staff, attorneys and volunteers all wearing them. Do these people NOT take elections seriously?"

An election observer is seen with this poop emoji wristband during the presidential election recount at the Wisconsin Center Tuesday. © Mike De Sisti / The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel An election observer is seen with this poop emoji wristband during the presidential election recount at the Wisconsin Center Tuesday.

She called on the Wisconsin Elections Commission to explain whether the wristbands were "acceptable."

But the state panel apparently had nothing to do with them. Neither did the Milwaukee County officials overseeing the recount.

Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson dismissed the controversy as silly.

"I always thought it was chocolate ice cream, personally," Christenson said when asked about the poop emoji wristbands. "Wisconsin Center is our vendor. They handle the logistics. They are probably just pulling what they have in stock, because this is the first opportunity they've had to be open in quite some time due to this pandemic. So again, it's a non-issue. Everybody got one."

Christenson added, "I think this shows that some people are just desperate for any controversy that they hope will distract from the fact that the recount is going smoothly and will confirm the results reported on election night."

Contact Mary Spicuzza at (414) 224-2324 or mary.spicuzza@jrn.com. Follow her on Twitter at @MSpicuzzaMJS.

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This article originally appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Observers of Milwaukee election recount were given poop emoji wristbands from Wisconsin Center staff

Fact check: False claim that 'fake votes' found during recount in Dane County, Wis. .
An article claims repeated initials are evidence of "fake votes." But those are just the initials of the Madison clerk who issued absentee ballots.We saw a classic example of this in the latest baseless Gateway Pundit story about Wisconsin vote counting.

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