Candidates, local election officials don’t expect fraud
Donald Trump has long alleged the American electoral process is rigged and recently has claimed voter fraud is widespread and the results of the Nov. 8 election might not be legitimate.
“The election is absolutely being rigged by the dishonest and distorted media pushing Crooked Hillary — but also at many polling places,” the Republican presidential candidate tweeted recently. “SAD.”
But in the Mid-Hudson Valley, elected officials and people directly involved in the election process say they are confident in the system and in how the upcoming election will be carried out.
“None of us are naive enough to think that our electoral process is