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Trump Will Accept the Result of the Election...If He Wins

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RACHEL NIEMI
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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visited one of Ohio’s most Republican counties to motivate his staunch supporters to go out and vote. Trump doubled down on what he said in last night's final presidential debate: that he wouldn't pledge to accept the results of the election outright.

Trump has been playing this issue up more than any other in the past week, claiming the elections could be rigged in Hillary Clinton’s favor. In front of a big crowd in Delaware County, Trump added fuel to that fire.

“I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election -- if I win!”

Trump continued to build doubt by linking Clinton to other claims of corruption, such as rigging a town hall during the primaries.

Jon Husted, Ohio’s top elections official -- who has said he will vote for Trump -- has rejected the idea of election rigging.

Andy Chow is a general assignment state government reporter who focuses on environmental, energy, agriculture, and education-related issues. He started his journalism career as an associate producer with ABC 6/FOX 28 in Columbus before becoming a producer with WBNS 10TV.