Nikki Fried seeks federal probe of Donald Trump’s election fraud claim
Nikki Fried wants to ensure qualified female candidates are not left behind. Image via AP.

FRIED
'It is imperative you address these allegations immediately.'

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, a Democrat, wants U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to address an assertion made by former President Donald Trump that he sent federal authorities to halt ballot counting in Broward County during the 2018 election.

“Last week, former President Donald Trump made allegations that, with the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Attorneys, he assisted in ending ‘ballot theft’ in the 2018 election for Florida’s governor and prevented that ‘Election from being stolen,’” Fried wrote to Garland on Monday. “It is imperative you address these allegations immediately.”

That election saw three races head to a recount: the U.S. Senate and Governor’s races, which were won by Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis, respectively, and the Agriculture Commission race, which Fried won.

After the recounts, Scott won by 10,033 votes over Bill Nelson (a 0.2-percentage-point margin); DeSantis won by 32,463 votes over Andrew Gillum (0.4 points); and Fried won by 6,753 votes over Matt Caldwell (0.08 points).

Several Broward politicians — from both sides of the aisle — have already said Trump’s claims of fed involvement in the 2018 contest were false.

“There was no widespread election fraud in the 2018 Election in Florida,” Fried wrote.

“There was no broad allegation that the election was being stolen from Ron DeSantis in favor of Andrew Gillum. I know because I was on the ballot in 2018. Although there was a recount for both the race for governor, as well as my own, there was no fraud and no foul play. To my knowledge, there was no involvement by the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Office of the United States Attorney.”

In 2018, slow vote counting in Broward meant Scott and DeSantis saw larger leads dwindle in the days after the election as more ballots were tallied in that Democrat-heavy county. Scott alleged election officials there were “finding” ballots for Democrats and said citizens should be concerned about potential “rampant fraud,” but no evidence was ever produced to back up the claim.

The claim made by Trump came as part of a statement slamming DeSantis following the General Election last week, which saw DeSantis win re-election by a landslide while Trump-backed GOP candidates in crucial Senate races in Arizona and Pennsylvania lost in what Republicans hoped would be a wave election.

Gray Rohrer


16 comments

  • Charlie Crist

    November 14, 2022 at 1:23 pm

    Me and Nikki are still going to be a pain in all of your azzes for voting for Ron DeSanctimonious and the Florida Nazi Party. Our far left games will whittle you down to powder. Enjoy the rest of your misrable lives because we will enjoy fking with you imbeciles.

    • Space Baby

      November 14, 2022 at 7:05 pm

      Space baby will abduct you.

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    • Jack Meoff

      November 16, 2022 at 6:59 am

      How does it feel to be irrelevant? Seethe more, little friend! In the meantime, my Republican buddies and I will love completely controlling this state. GTG…it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!

  • Impeach Biden

    November 14, 2022 at 3:01 pm

    Poor Nikki. She wants power but she has none. Now back to packing up your office Nikki. It’s about time for you to disappear.

    • Fat Cammack

      November 14, 2022 at 7:59 pm

      Did you vote for me baby doll? You want greasy, bare unwiped azz face sit?🍩💋

  • Hope

    November 15, 2022 at 8:46 am

    I see Biden appointing her to a position regarding controlling the border. Good news she would be out of Florida, bad news she has a larger area to mess up.

  • It's Complicated

    November 15, 2022 at 10:10 am

    Much of what comes out of Trump’s mouth is nonsense, braggadocios, and hyperbole. Seems like folks would have figured that out by now.

  • Dan

    November 15, 2022 at 1:17 pm

    Nikki, shut up. No one cares what you think. Your party just got annihilated in Florida. Maybe you should look into fixing that problem first before worrying about Trump’s wild conspiracy theories.

    • Charlie Crist

      November 15, 2022 at 4:13 pm

      More people care what Nikki Fried thinks than you. Nobody cares what you think…

      • Jack Meoff

        November 16, 2022 at 7:05 am

        I care what Dan thinks, and so does my two year old who just said “Daddy, I’m afraid that bad man u/Charlie Crist will touch me in my no-no zone. Again.”

        • Charlie Crist

          November 17, 2022 at 7:06 am

          You would set your child on Trump’s lap?

  • David in Shoreline

    November 15, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    Two words. Just three syllables. Go Away!

  • Earl Pitts American

    November 16, 2022 at 7:19 am

    Good Morning America,
    Lets place bets on how many more Nikki articals F. P. will continue to crank out until finally deeming Fried to be no longer relevant.
    I wager .35 cents on three more Nikki Fried articals here at D. P.
    Thank You America,
    Earl Pitts American

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