Georgia Republicans Brawl Amid Recount, Secretary of State Takes Aim at ‘Liar,’ ‘Failed Candidate’ Doug Collins

 

Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, went on the warpath Sunday evening, attacking Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA) for his role in advocating for President Donald Trump in his dispute over the state’s election results.

“For the first time in the history of Georgia, Absentee ballots submitted through our electronic portal required photo ID,” Raffensperger wrote in a post published on Facebook. “My team — we made that happen.”

He added: “Let’s address this disinformation about signature match. We strengthened signature match. We helped train election officials on GBI signature match — which is confirmed twice before a ballot is ever cast. Failed candidate Doug Collins is a liar — but what’s new?”

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My team secured and strengthened absentee ballots for the first time since 2005. As Secretary of…

Posted by GA Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Sunday, November 15, 2020

Ever since the closely-contested results came in from Georgia, Raffensperger has been leading the state’s effort for a manual vote recount, though odds it will change the results are remote. Raffensperger has shrugged off Trump’s attacks on him while the process played out. So far, the recount has seen neither significant problems nor major vote shifts.

Collins has been leading Trump’s recount efforts in the state, so Raffensperger was mocking the congressman over the fact that he lost his race against Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) and Raphael Warnock (D) as they head into Georgia’s special runoff election.

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