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Liberals petition White House for a redo of the presidential election due to Russian hacking claims

Nervahna Crew cries as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton appears on the screen during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 26. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Some people still aren't handling the presidential election results well, and they want President Barack Obama's help with a new election.

A new Change.org petition demands that "we the people" hold a new election due to the 2016 presidential election being "infiltrated" and "tampered with" by the Russian government in order to secure a win for President-elect Donald Trump.

The petition alleges that the Russian government worked in collusion with the FBI, even though there are no sources that show the allegation is accurate.

It also mentions "widespread voting malfeasance and suppression," something that Democratic leadership has, for years, insisted was not an existing problem in U.S. elections.

Started by a woman in Massachusetts, the petition says the new election should be held in federal buildings and overseen by federal officials:

In light of recent evidence reported by the CIA, that the United States 2016 Presidential Election has been infiltrated and tampered with by the Russian government to elect Donald J. Trump, in collusion with the FBI, and abetted by widespread voting malfeasance and suppression, We The People of the United States demand a new vote on the 2016 Presidential election, to take place in Federal buildings, and overseen by the Federal Government.

The petition has been signed by nearly 70,000 people and needs only 5,000 more to be delivered to Obama. It is unclear if the author of the petition has a basic understanding of the election process, and her sources of the incorrect information are unknown; however, it seems likely that "fake news" of some sort is the culprit.

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