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Dominion machines switched 2 to 3 percent of Trump votes to Biden.

The Dominion software was used in only two of the five counties that had problems in Michigan and Georgia. Those issues were not related to software.

The Dominion software was used in only two of the five counties that had problems in Michigan and Georgia. Those issues were not related to software. Since Election Day, President Donald Trump and his close aides have repeatedly claimed widespread voter fraud. Despite several claims being debunked by various organizations about election fraud with the voting machines, Rep. Jody Hice, on Dec. 4, 2020, has again accused Dominion voting systems of switching votes.

The rumor around the claim started from the conservative television network One America News Network, which promoted a theory posted to a pro-Trump blog that claimed that millions of votes were switched or deleted in Biden’s favor.

The incident was brought up later by Laura Cox, chair of the Michigan Republican Party, at a press conference on November 6. She falsely claimed that other machines made by Dominion made the same error.

New York Times reported that the Dominion software was only used in two of the five counties that faced problems in Michigan and Georgia. For each of those issues, a detailed explanation was provided that had nothing to do with software issues. According to the Michigan Department of State, the inaccuracies were because of human errors in the two Michigan counties that had mistakes. Only one of the two Michigan counties used Dominion software.

In Georgia, three counties faced issues. In one county, a problem with the Dominion software delayed officials’ reporting of the vote tallies, but it did not affect the actual vote count. In two other counties, a separate company’s software slowed poll workers’ ability to check-in voters.

Furthermore, Dominion Voting Systems said in a statement that it "categorically denies any claims about any vote switching or alleged software issues with our voting systems.” Dominion systems continue to reliably and accurately count ballots, and state and local election authorities have publicly confirmed the integrity of the process. Edison Research has also categorically denied any claims that their data suggests any voting irregularities, including vote switching."

There have been only a “small handful” of issues resulting from human error involving voting technology, not the software itself, said Eddie Perez, a voting technology expert at the OSET Institute, a nonpartisan election technology research development nonprofit. The claims are also debunked by the CEO of Dominion Voting Systems, John Poulos, stating that there were no switched or deleted votes involving the company's machines.

Dominion Voting Systems has further affirmed that company representatives would be made available to testify before the Michigan State Senate this week.

Dominion is one of the largest voting technology providers in the U.S., with more than 30 states using its software. Any claims of voter fraud related to the company have been debunked.

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