Georgia Releases Results Of Signature Audit As Trump Calls For Gov Kemp To Resign
Georgia has finally released the results of the signature audits the state conducted on Cobb County after weeks of relentless speculation.
There were a few cases (out of 15,000) where the audit team determined there was a problem with the signature.
In Georgia, voters can correct or cure any problems with their ballots and the audit found these voters should have been contacted to fix the problem.
That said, investigators followed up and determined the proper people cast the ballots with issues.
“This audit disproves the only credible allegations the Trump campaign had against the strength of Georgia’s signature match processes,” Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said.
Today Trump called for Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to resign calling him an obstructionist.
“Brian Kemp should resign from office. He is an obstructionist who refuses to admit that we won Georgia,” Trump said.
From The Chicago Tribune:
Investigators who audited the signatures on more than 15,000 absentee ballot envelopes in one Georgia county found “no fraudulent absentee ballots,” according to the audit report.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced earlier this month that his office would work with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to do the signature audit in suburban Atlanta’s Cobb County. Deputy Secretary of State Jordan Fuchs said at the time that President Donald Trump’s campaign had alleged that Cobb County didn’t properly conduct the signature match for the June primary.
“This audit disproves the only credible allegations the Trump campaign had against the strength of Georgia’s signature match processes,” Raffensperger said in a news release Monday.
President-elect Joe Biden narrowly won Georgia by about 12,000 votes out of the 5 million cast, but Trump and his allies have made repeated baseless claims of widespread election fraud.
The investigators reviewed 15,118 absentee ballot envelopes from randomly selected boxes, about 10% of the total received in Cobb County for the November general election, according to the audit report. That sample size was chosen to “reach a 99% confidence level in the results.”
The Cobb County elections department had “a 99.99% accuracy rate in performing correct signature verification procedures,” the audit report says.
Hearings from Atlanta on the Georgia Election overturn now being broadcast. Check it out. @OANN @newsmax and many more. @BrianKempGA should resign from office. He is an obstructionist who refuses to admit that we won Georgia, BIG! Also won the other Swing States.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 30, 2020