As the race to become the Republican candidate in the U.S. Presidential election 2016 hots up, there is serious controversy in Texas.
Numerous voters have apparently reported that their vote for Donald Trump in the Super Tuesday Texas Primary was given to rival Marco Rubio instead due to glitches on the voting system.
4 people state voted for Trump and checked ballot, and it was changed to Rubio on three and Gray on fourth. Radio KLBJ, Austin,Tx.
— Linda S. Prestridge (@LindaSPrestrid1) March 1, 2016
Radio station KLBJ said ‘computer freezeups’ were leaving voters frustrated, but after consulting election workers, the issues were resolved.
Even so, it raises serious questions about the integrity of the election, especially as Rubio was already accused of stealing votes in Iowa by Trump’s camp.
And, if you’re still wondering who Marco Rubio is, as most people are only really considering Trump or Ted Cruz as the serious contenders to win the Republican candidacy, then here are a couple of facts.
Rubio is currently the senator of Florida, and he likes to incorporate stand-up comedy into his campaign rallies…
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) February 29, 2016
That particular gag drew this response from Trump:
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 1, 2016
Of course, everyone says that, Donald…
Info Wars are reporting that a failure from Rubio to secure strong backing in Texas today could all but end his bid to become president.
Well, at least he has the machines’ vote, apparently.
An NCTJ Journalist with an MA in Sports Journalism, Kieron is an experienced social media journalist who has worked in the industry since 2015. His experience includes work with ITN, the MEN, WISH/WIRE/TOWER FM, and 8:50 Sports Digest… not forgetting his time at ASDA.