"I added a new trick"

A series of affidavits submitted by the campaign of Democrat Dan McCready to the North Carolina Board of Elections reveals startling new details about alleged election fraud in the state’s 9th Congressional district. According to an affidavit submitted by Ben Snyder, the Chairman of the Bladen County Democratic Party, Leslie McCrae Dowless, the man at the center of the scandal, admitted to throwing away some of the absentee ballots he collected. McCrae Dowless, Snyder says, told Bladen County Board of Elections Director Cynthia Shaw about a “new trick.” Shaw then conveyed the substance of her conversation with McCrae Dowless to another board member, Bobby Ludlum, who told Snyder:

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