Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks throughout a news convention on Wednesday, November 11, in Atlanta. Brynn Anderson/AP

Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger as we speak stated he has seen no proof of voter fraud that would upend President-elect Joe Biden’s lead of about 14,000 votes, whilst he prepares to start a course of that can result in a statewide recount.

“Now we have ongoing investigations however we have not seen one thing widespread of a big nature, nothing within the order of over 10,000,” stated Raffensperger, when requested MeSlop’s Wolf Blitzer if he had seen proof of mass voter fraud. 

Georgia introduced earlier on Wednesday that there could be a full hand recount of the presidential race within the state. 

Raffensperger famous there has by no means been a recount within the state that has modified the vote by a margin giant sufficient for President Trump to overhaul Biden’s lead.

“We consider that the ballots had been counted precisely with the machine rely and the risk-limiting audit … the hand counts of the statewide recount will verify that,” he stated.

Raffensperger is getting ready for the audit underneath requires his resignation from each incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue who’ve alleged, with out proof, that the state’s election course of was defective. Each senators seem like headed for runoff elections in January.

Neither of these candidates have supplied his workplace with proof of wrongdoing to this point, Raffensperger stated.

Raffensperger additionally famous he had launched the recount course of unbiased of any stress from the White Home saying, “they have not referred to as me.”

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