SharpieGate In Arizona Causes Stir Online


(Phoenix, AZ) — Elections officials in Arizona are assuring voters it’s okay to use a Sharpie marker on their ballots. “SharpieGate” erupted on social media over a video of a woman claiming she saw poll workers giving out Sharpies to voters because using the markers would invalidate a vote. However, officials say there’s no basis to that claim. In fact, Maricopa County officials say the manufacturer of their tabulation machines recommends Sharpies for their fast-drying ink.