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Georgia official announces investigations, defends election

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger
Posted at 1:38 PM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 13:38:50-05

ATLANTA (AP) — — Georgia’s top elections official says his office is investigating potential election law violations by groups working to register voters ahead of January's Senate runoffs.

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger also is punching back at claims that fraud has tainted the state’s presidential election.

Raffensperger said dishonest actors are exploiting the emotions of many Trump supporters with fantastic claims and apparently misleading the president as well.

He said during a news conference Monday that his office has 23 investigators probing 250 open cases alleging some kind of election law violation, but none of them cast doubt on the integrity of the state's election results.