Politico poll finds at least 41 percent of voters think the presidential election may be stolen from Trump

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - "The election is rigged," Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been telling his supporters at recent rallies. "It's rigged like you've never seen before!"

Trump says this election could be stolen from him, and it turns out at least 41 percent of voters agree, according to a new poll by Politico.

The Politico poll finds 73 percent of Republicans think there could be severe voter fraud against Trump, while just 17 percent of Democrats go along with that theory.

One Bernie Sanders supporter, Carlos Reyna, actually sees it that way. "I'm not a big fan of Donald Trump, but I must say that I do agree with him."

"If he does not win, that's going to be his excuse...is like well, they were rigged," fellow Houstonian Cynthia Diaz suggested.

Meantime, Governor Greg Abbott tweets that the largest voter fraud investigation in Texas history is underway in Tarrant County.

At issue is how mail-in ballots are treated and the potential for fraud in turning in multiple ballots.

But Abbott vows, "We will crush illegal voting."

"I'm worried about our future as a country," another Houstonian, Irving Garcia, declared.

"It's just kind of sad that a lot of people let it get this far and we're kind of being looked at as a joke," Sandra Cristino remarked. "How does that make us all look as a nation?"

Still, Trump rages on against the current political machine.

"It's an insult to American voters, and it's an insult to county registrars to say that America doesn't know how to run an election," Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine said.

But back in 2004, many Democrats were quick to criticize and claim voter fraud when John Kerry narrowly lost Ohio due to a questionable county tally.

And who could forget the 'hanging chads' debacle of the 2000 election in Florida?

So, Trump isn't the only one with a suspicious mind.

The real question is, how will that impact Election Day turnout....and results?

There's a sneaky suspicion....things might get ugly!