A WIDOW has come forward refuting the Trump campaign's allegation that her dead husband voted in last week's election.
In a claim endorsed by Tucker Carlson, the President's team tweeted that James Blolock, of Covington, Georgia, cast a ballot despite dying in 2006.
However, James' widow Agnes Blalock, who is 94-years-old, has revealed that SHE voted by "mail ballot" and NOT her dead spouse.
She told the Daily Mail that in her ballot she identified herself as "Mrs James Blalock" rather than using her own Christian name.
The practice of a wife using her husband's first name was common decades ago in the 20th century.
And as Georgia undergoes a recount, after Joe Biden won the state, Agnes said she has already addressed the problem with officials.
She said: "I’m going to get that changed" adding "that has been straightened out by the elections office in Covington."
The 94-year-old appeared not to know about the Trump campaign tweeting out her husband's name saying that she did not have "email" or "any of that stuff."
CNN contacted elections officials in Newton County, Georgia who confirmed Agnes' story.
James Blolock died in 2006 and was a letter carrier for the a local post office for 33 years. He also served in World War II.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson spoke about the tweet by the Trump campaign and mentioned James by name.
He said: "James Blalock cast a ballot in last week's election. How did he do that? … Maybe James Blalock was just one of those extraordinary mail carriers."
Carlson then recited the Postal Service's motto by saying: " Neither the rain, nor snow nor gloom of night, or even death itself, could keep him from the mail.
"In his case, maybe voting from the grave wasn't really fraud, it was just commitment."
This comes as President Trump has launched law suits in a number of battleground states won by rival Joe Biden alleging widespread voter fraud.
In Georgia, the Democrat managed to flip the traditionally-red state with fewer than 15,000 ballots more than the brash Republican.
However, in a direct rebuttal of Trump's claims, US government officials have declared that the election was the “most secure in American history”.
A statement from a coalition of federal and state cybersecurity experts said there is no evidence that votes were compromised in the contest.
It read: “The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history.”
The officials added: “While we know there are many unfounded claims and opportunities for misinformation about the process of our elections, we can assure you we have the utmost confidence in the security and integrity of our elections, and you should too.”
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