GEORGIA has confirmed it will conduct a full election recount of millions of ballots by hand – despite no evidence of widespread fraud.
Recounting all votes means that a result will not be announced until November 20.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger broke the news on Wednesday, at a press conference in Atlanta saying: “With the margin being so close it will require a full by hand recount in each county.”
According to Raffensperger, the action “will help build confidence” in legitimizing the election results.
It comes as President-Elect Joe Biden has blasted Donald Trump as an “embarrassment” for his “baseless” election fraud claims.
Biden said the transition of powers between his and the Trump regime will go ahead with or without the President’s cooperation, as The Donald continues to falsely claim he was the real winner of last week’s election.
It comes as House Democrats won their 218th seat on Tuesday, putting them firmly in the majority for the next Congress, although Republicans could hold on to the Senate if they win run-off votes in Georgia in January.
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