CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Sununu is contradicting himself on the integrity of New Hampshire’s election system.
Last month, Sununu said the state has a long tradition of fair and honest elections. But in a radio interview with the Howie Carr show Monday, he said he has no doubt voter fraud exists, that Democrats have “gamed the system” since enacting same-day voter registration and that they bring in busloads of people from Massachusetts to vote in New Hampshire.
Democrats point out that the same-day voter registration law was passed by a Republican-controlled Legislature.
Democratic candidate Colin Van Ostern says Sununu is using GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s talking points on “rigged” elections.
Sununu’s campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday. The candidates will debate each other Tuesday night.
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