SharpieGate In Arizona Causes Stir Online

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(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.