Investigation Underway in Floyd County, Georgia

Investigation Underway in Floyd County, Georgia

Following the claims of error in voting machines, Secretary of State Raffensperger announced that he had had ordered a separate audit of voting machines, to ensure they were not hacked or tampered with. Lindsey Graham's office in an effort to convince him to discard some legal absentee ballots.

Lindsey Graham, after being called out for allegedly pressuring the Georgia Secretary of State to throw out votes for Joe Biden, has been explaining and excusing his behavior.

Because Georgia has 158 other counties - if Trump picks up just 85 more votes than Biden in each of them - well, he still loses, but he wins in Georgia!

Milwaukee County Election officials say a potential recount of Wisconsin's election results could cost upwards of $7.5 million.

Voter signatures are checked by comparing them to the signatures that voters used when they registered. Additionally, Raffensperger claimed that Graham inquired whether entire batches of legal ballots could be tossed from counties with high levels of signature mismatch.

"We are glad but not surprised that the audit of the state´s voting machines was an unqualified success", Raffensperger said in the release. During our discussion, he asked if ballots could be matched back to the envelope - the absentee ballots could be matched back to the envelope.

The Secretary of State's office in Georgia revealed that more than 2,700 uncounted votes have been discovered on a Fayette County memory card.

Once the results are certified, if the margin between the candidates remains within 0.5%, the losing campaign can request a recount. State officials said that since the audit is created to check winners and not margins, the original vote totals showing Biden ahead will stand. Floyd County workers had to rescan its early and provisional ballots after 2,600 uncounted votes were found. Fayette County election officials found a memory card of almost 2,800 votes that it uploaded to its final tally.

"We don't know what's going to happen", Sterling said.

Georgia this year used a $107 million system of equipment from by Dominion Voting Systems, the second-biggest vendor of voting machines in the United States. Elections officials insist that these updated numbers will not affect the overall results. "The hand count went very well and I am certain that it is accurate", he added.

Raffensperger told the Post that he and his wife have received death threats in recent days.

Shafer also pointed out that other errors may have gone unnoticed due to limitations and restrictions on how many observers could be assigned to counting tables.

Cobb County Election officials handle ballots during an audit, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Marietta, Ga. Meanwhile Georgia has not certified full results yet.

Election officials in the state's 159 counties have until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday to finish the hand tally. What remained was mostly data entry and quality control measures before submitting results to the secretary of state, he said.

The AP has not declared a victor in Georgia, where Biden leads Trump by 0.3 percentage points.

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