October 16, 2016 / 5:21 PM / a year ago

Trump says U.S. election being rigged "at many polling places"

(Reuters) - Republican candidate Donald Trump on Sunday said that the presidential race was being “rigged” against him at voting locations, questioning the Nov. 8 election’s fairness just hours after his running mate Mike Pence said they would accept the outcome.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump denies recent sexual assault allegations, saying that if he ever touched a woman in the audience they would slap him, as he holds a rally at a car dealership in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S. October 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

“The election is absolutely being rigged by the dishonest and distorted media pushing Crooked Hillary - but also at many polling places - SAD,” Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Reporting by Emily Stephenson; Editing by Alan Crosby

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