A man who appears to be climbing a ballot box into a van is in fact a photographer for a local publication who is loading his equipment at the beginning of a tour, a television station clarified.
The video was uploaded by Kellye SoRelle of the Texas Bar for Trump, explaining that it looks like a box similar to the ballot boxes she “saw, watched and monitored” at polling stations as a Republican observer. . It would be about ballot papers brought after the closing of the polling stations, he reports The independent which also publishes the clip in question.
A conservative “news” site reports catching a man wheeling in “suspicious” equipment to the Detroit convention center, implying it was used to steal ballots.
The “ballot thief” was my photographer. He was bringing down equipment for our 12-hour shift. https://t.co/4UsRdOncZ3
— Ross Jones (@rossjonesWXYZ) November 5, 2020
The video was picked up by several conservative news sites and even distributed by Eric Trump.
WATCH: Suitcases and Coolers Rolled Into Detroit Voting Center at 4 AM, Brought Into Secure Counting Area https://t.co/PfL9rI3B5I
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) November 5, 2020
WXYZ reporter Ross Jones clarified the mystery on Twitter: “The ballot thief” was my cameraman. He was bringing the equipment for our 12-hour tour, “Jones wrote.
“I hope she’s better as a lawyer than as a detective,” he said.