After Donald Trump went after voting machines, Elections Canada is explaining, and kind of bragging, about how counting votes happens here.

On Twitter, the federal electoral agency said that for federal elections here in Canada, paper ballots are always used.

Those are then counted by hand while representatives of each candidate, also known as scrutineers, watch that happen to make sure that everything is above board.

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[We] have never used voting machines or electronic tabulators to count votes in our 100-year history.

Elections Canada

In the tweet, Elections Canada also said that they've never used electronic tabulators or voting machines to count votes in the agency's 100-year history.

They even made it very clear that Dominion Voting Systems are not used.

This all comes soon after Trump tweeted unproven claims that "radical left" voting machines and tabulators from Dominion Voting Systems "rigged" the U.S. presidential election

Following that election, Canadians saw what happened and actually flooded Elections Canada with messages of gratitude for how our electoral system works.

According to an expert, how long it took for a winner to be called in the U.S. hasn't happened here in his 30 to 40 years working elections in Canada.

 
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