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After Attacks On Election Integrity, Georgia Officials Work To Rebuild Confidence

Added 01-14-21 07:07:02am EST - “Georgia was ground zero for misinformation and attacks on election integrity, led by President Trump and a number of top Republicans in Georgia and beyond.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “After Attacks On Election Integrity, Georgia Officials Work To Rebuild Confidence”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Bartow County, Ga. election workers conduct a full hand count of ballots in the Jan. 5 Senate runoff between former Sen. David Perdue and Sen.-elect Jon Ossoff as part of a voluntary recount aimed at improving voter confidence. Stephen Fowler/Georgia Public Broadcasting hide caption

Bartow County, Ga. election workers conduct a full hand count of ballots in the Jan. 5 Senate runoff between former Sen. David Perdue and Sen.-elect Jon Ossoff as part of a voluntary recount aimed at improving voter confidence.

It's been more than a week since the Georgia Senate runoff elections delivered control of Congress to Democrats.

But inside the Bartow County, Ga., Senior Center on Tuesday, a dozen teams worked in pairs to do a hand recount of more than 43,000 votes cast in the Jan. 5 runoffs.

The final margin for the races are outside the threshold for a recount, and the voters in this county an hour northwest of Atlanta are about 75% Republican — so the result isn't close, or expected to change.

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