Virginia officials unearth thousands of missing votes that ‘shorted’ Biden

A week after charges were dropped against a former election chief in Virginia, county officials have now admitted they underreported roughly 4,000 votes in the 2020 election for now-President Joe Biden.

Biden won the state of Virginia against then-President Donald Trump in the 2020 race by nearly a half-million votes, so the errors, the Prince William County Office of Elections said in an official statement, were ultimately inconsequential.

In its statement this month, the county office for elections explained: “The reporting errors were presumably a consequence of the results tapes not being programmed to a format that was compatible with state reporting requirements. Attempts to correct this issue appear to have created errors. The reporting errors did not consistently favor one party or candidate but were likely due to a lack of proper planning, a difficult election environment, and human error.”

Biden took Prince William County handily in 2020, according to the Virginia Public Access Project. garnering more than 60% of the vote.

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