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Georgia will conduct another recount of its presidential election results after a request from President Donald Trump’s campaign, Axios reported.

The development comes despite the fact that Georgia has already certified its election results, which happened after Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) conducted an entire hand recount of the state’s presidential election results.

The hand recount affirmed Georgia’s results and Joe Biden’s victory in the Peace State. The Associated Press reported, “No individual county showed a variation in margin larger than 0.73%, and the variation in margin in 103 of the state’s 159 counties was less than 0.05%, a memo released with the results says.”

Following the hand recount, Gov. Brian Kemp (R) certified the election results late Friday.

Despite the certification, Georgia officials said Trump’s campaign could request another recount because the final margin between Trump and Biden was less than 0.5%.

On Saturday, the Trump campaign hand-delivered a letter to the state secretary of state’s office asking for another recount, the AP reported.

“Today, the Trump campaign filed a petition for recount in Georgia. We are focused on ensuring that every aspect of Georgia State Law and the U.S. Constitution are followed so that every legal vote is counted. President Trump and his campaign continue to insist on an honest recount in Georgia, which has to include signature matching and other vital safeguards,” Trump’s team said.

In response, Raffensperger asked his deputy to prepare county officials for the recount, emphasizing a transparent process.

“This will be highly scrutinized so emphasize to the counties the importance of transparency and accuracy of the process,” Raffensperger said.

More from the AP:

The recount will be done using scanners that read and tabulate the votes. County election workers have already done a complete hand recount of all the votes cast in the presidential race. But that stemmed from a mandatory audit requirement and isn’t considered an official recount under the law. State law requires that one race be audited by hand to ensure that the machines counted the ballots accurately, and Raffensperger selected the presidential race. Because of the tight margin in that race, a full hand count of ballots was necessary to complete the audit, he said.

With few exceptions, nearly every legal maneuver by Trump’s campaign to challenge the close election results have been dismissed by judges, tossed from court, or withdrawn by the campaign.

Trump’s campaign was dealt another loss late Saturday by U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew Brann, who rejected the Trump campaign’s request to invalidate millions of Pennsylvania votes and delay the certification of the state’s election results.

[T]hey ask the Court to violate the rights of over 6.8 million Americans,” Brann said. “It is not in the power of this Court to violate the Constitution.”

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17 Comments
  • bobbie says:

    There is no point in a recount IF YOU ARE NOT GOING TO REMOVE ALL OF THE ILLEGAL VOTES!!! Once these illegal votes are removed then there will be no question to who won the state of Georgia!!!

  • Margaret j. Jaeger says:

    Having read all the other comments, I find I’m not the only one who has seen a fallacy in the news report itself. It includes opinions tho not stated whether from the writers of the article or from reports of msm news opinions….which are discernible. As long as opinions are recognized in the write ups,,why not include the real opinions of real conservatives too..? The comment about the piece count not being accurate as to legitimate vote….is also correct…from the conservative view. It’s been plainly stated that we’re looking for Real verification of the voters,,addresses checked,,names on poll books,,city directories, cemeteries/birth-death records,etc. whatever has to be done to truly verify a legitimate voter. That Has to Be done and it is time consuming but …it will Not disenfranchise 6 million legal voters….that’s a cya statement. Oh…IMO…..

  • Matt says:

    Bloddy Hell.

  • Evangeline says:

    As other users have said, extra illegal Biden votes need to be thrown out. A recount isn’t gonna do that. They’re just gonna cheat again. So glad we have a Supreme Court Trump’s team can go to because they aren’t gonna find truth with the state officials.

    • left coast but right says:

      What I don’t get is why the Dems didn’t make sure their Senate candidates won. Just goes to show how stupid they are. Clever enough to make fake ballots, too stupid to fill out the down ballot races on those ballots.

  • cj says:

    Your info is WRONG. The Georgie Sec. of State only recounted some of the counties, decided that was enough and, certified the votes. He DID NOT HAVE ALL COUNTIES do a recount!!!!!
    Get your facts straight!!!!!

  • Carol says:

    And this one better have people observing at every counting station.

  • Linda says:

    States that have exempted mail in ballots from Signature Verification have engendered massive fraud! Those states MUST be mandated to redo the election requiring signature verification of ALL VOTERS! I voted in Pa in person and had my signatures checked against the one in the voter registration book. & ID required! Neither signature, or accuracy of eligibility, or even if still alive required of mail in votes from the Democrat run states. All in those states should be INvalidated and the voting in those states re-done with total verifications of signature, as well as ID, residency, & NOT DEAD for ALL VOTERS, not just in person voters!. This is a horrific attack on our viability as a country! Amazingly the dead have voted and some who went in person were told they had already voted . . . A travesty, & the crooked Dem Judges throw out the challenges, even though in some vurisdictions well over 100% of REGISTERED voters have voted! SICKENING ! Even if Trump still loses this needs to be fixed!

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