Trump is calling for a vote audit in another Arizona county even after the first recount in Maricopa proved Biden won

Donald Trump, an ex-president, claimed that votes in Arizona's Pima County were "fictitious".
He also demanded that a new election be held in the county "immediately."

Officials from Pima County have rebutted his claims and called their elections fair, free, secure, accurate, and secure.

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Trump, the former President, is pushing for an Arizona vote audit. This comes after an earlier vote audit was conducted in Maricopa County and proved that President Joe Biden won.

The former president is now focusing his attention on Pima County which is the second-most populous state after Maricopa.

Trump falsely claimed in a statement made on October 15th that there were "staggering anomalies" and "fictitious votes" in Pima County's return mail-in returns. Trump also claimed, without supporting evidence, that the ballot boxes of the county contained "more ballots than were ever delivered."

Trump stated that "An analysis of Pima County's mail-in ballots shows that the election was Rigged, Stolen from The Republican Party in 2020, in particular its Presidential Candidate." "Either a new electoral process should immediately be held or the previous election should be decertified and declared a winner by the Republican candidate."

Trump also called on GOP officials to conduct a "canvass of Republican voters" in order to "remove obvious fictitious votes from the system."

Chuck Huckelberry is a Pima County administrator and refuted the claims of the former president in an interview with KVOA, NBC affiliate.

"Pima County held a free, fair and secure election. The County's Republican-Democratic parties conducted a hand count and public audit of the results. They were then certified by the Pima Board of Supervisors as well as the Arizona Governor. Doug Ducey," Huckelberry explained to KVOA.

Huckelberry stated that the county's election website contains a "wealth" of information about its elections, dating back to 1990s. This includes an election security plan.

Huckelberry stated that anyone who believes they have evidence for wrongdoing should present such evidence to the appropriate investigative authorities or file an action at the Pima County Superior Court, or the US District Court.

KVOA spoke with Gabriella Czares Kelly, Pima County Recorder, to confirm that the bipartisan elections integrity committee, which is composed of Democratic, Republican and Libertarian candidates, found no reason to question the results for 2020.

Czares Kelly stated that "we found no instances of deviances from election protocols and no concerns about fraud have been brought forward to our attention."

Pima County's local government used Twitter to refute the accusations of the former president. On October 16, they tweeted: "There seems be some interest in Pima County’s 2020 election results. There is plenty of information online about it. For anyone who has the time or inclination to go down the memory lane, here are some links.

The county's tweet thread included links to its audits, live feeds from its counting room and a link the official canvass for the 2020 election.

Trump continues to claim that an audit in Maricopa County found "undeniable proof" of fraud. The Cyber Ninjas recounted the vote in Maricopa County earlier this month to confirm that Biden defeated Trump by 261 votes more than originally counted.

On October 7, Arizona GOP officials testified before Congress that Biden won "free and fair elections." They cited the results from the GOP-led audit of voting.