Brad Raffensperger, Ga. secretary of state: Trump netted about 800 votes after 'memory stick' issue

Brad Raffensperger, Ga. secretary of state: Trump netted about 800 votes after 'memory stick' issue


Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Tuesday that President Trump ended up netting about 800 additional votes after an audit of the state’s election results found about 2,600 ballots that weren’t counted the first time.

“They found a memory stick that hadn’t been uploaded and so that added about 800 votes for President Trump,” Mr. Raffensperger said on Fox News. “That’s why we do audits — [to] verify that every single ballot has been counted.”

He said the memory stick issue was a product of human error.

Trending: Bulldog Trump Attorney To Raffensperger: “People Are Going To Prison In Georgia”

Georgia is in the process of undergoing an unprecedented hand recount of its election results.

Presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden won the state over Mr. Trump by a margin of about 14,000 votes, or 0.3 percentage points, according to unofficial results.

The race appears to be close enough for the losing candidate to ask for an additional recount after the current one, which is supposed to be finished this week.

Mr.

Continue reading

You Might Like

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Send this to a friend