Federal Election Official Insists 2020 'Was Fair,' Tells Those Unhappy: 'There Will Be Future Elections'

The 2020 election has been branded "fair, well-run" by U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Commissioner Ben Hovland, as he told those who disagree with the outcome: "There will be future elections."

President Donald Trump and his allies continue to rally against the election result after it was called in Joe Biden's favor.

The president has argued against the judgement of the "lamestream media," and insisted foul play paved the way for Biden's success. Despite launching a raft of legal action, he and his campaign have thus far been unable to evidence widespread election fraud or irregularities of the scale they have alleged.

Hovland, in a tweet Sunday shared from his personal account, said: "FOR ANYONE THAT STILL NEEDS TO HEAR IT: The 2020 presidential election was fair, well-run and an amazing example of America's democracy in action. We the people made our voice heard."

He added: "If you don't agree with the outcome, there will be future elections."

FOR ANYONE THAT STILL NEEDS TO HEAR IT: The 2020 presidential election was fair, well-run and an amazing example of America’s democracy in action. We the people made our voice heard. If you don’t agree with the outcome, there will be future elections. #Protect2020

— Ben Hovland (@benhovland) November 30, 2020

Prior to this, he retweeted one of his own earlier posts which said: "I can honestly tell you the 2020 presidential election was fair."

Hovland, a Trump appointee and one of four EAC Commissioners, previously broke with the president after the election when he said election administrators should not see their integrity disparaged with "baseless accusations" made for "political gain."

"Throughout my career, I have worked with elections administrators from across the country," he wrote previously.

"They are Democrats, Republicans & Independents. They are dedicated public servants who conduct our elections with a fierce devotion to their responsibility to get it right.

"They are among the finest Americans I know. No one should disparage their integrity with baseless accusations for their own political gain."

While he has been unsuccessful so far, Trump continues to pursue legal action he hopes to see alter the outcome of results—insisting that if only votes he deems to be legal are counted he would be the winner. His attempts to change the outcomes declared have proved fruitless so far, though continue to be supported by his allies. However, he has faced growing backlash among Republicans over his claims.

According to the Associated Press' calls, Biden has 306 Electoral College votes—surpassing the 270 majority needed to become president.

Newsweek has contacted the EAC and the Trump campaign for comment.

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Joe Biden delivering a Thanksgiving address at the Queen Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 25, 2020. Networks have called the election result his way, though President Trump continues to dispute this. Mark Makela/Getty Images