Us Election Georgia
Georgia's secretary of state on Friday certified the state's election results, which had Biden beating Trump by 12,670 votes out of about 5 million cast, or 0.25 per cent.
The U.S. presidential election battleground state of Georgia was expected on Thursday to affirm Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump after a painstaking recount.
The deadline for the counties to complete the audit is 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, ahead of the Friday deadline for state certification.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Monday that U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham asked him whether he had the power to reject certain absentee ballots, a question he interpreted as a suggestion to toss out legally cast votes.
The ballots were found during a statewide, by-hand recount of votes in the U.S. presidential election, and were found in a county that swayed towards Donald Trump.
Election officials in Georgia's 159 counties are undertaking a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by state law.
The divisive and bitterly contested campaign came to an end four days after election night.
Over the last 24 hours, Biden has turned a corner, but there are still hurdles to cross for both candidates.
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