A third batch of missed votes in Georgia has been found and tabulated, narrowing Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s lead over President Donald Trump in the state.
An audit of the election in Georgia uncovered dozens of uncounted votes in the town of Between in Walton County. Election officials found 284 ballots that, once counted, netted Trump another 176 votes and cut slightly into Biden’s lead, according to the Walton Tribune.
Board of Election Chairwoman Lori Wood said the votes were missed after election officials in Between did not upload the ballots run through one of its precinct’s two voting machines.
“One of them got uploaded and another one didn’t,” Wood told the Tribune.
“We would have discovered [the error]. Maybe not this week, but we would have discovered it,” she added. “The audit brought it to our attention sooner.”
Former Vice President Biden still maintains a lead of nearly 13,000 votes over Trump. The batch of uncounted votes found