House Representative Sanford Bishop is calling on Vice President Mike Pence to envoke the 25th Amendment and take over as president until President-elect Joe Biden and his administration take office on Jan. 20.
President Donald Trump’s legal team has withdrawn its election contests against Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger as well as several other challenges against top state officials, according to a press release from Raffensperger’s office.
Due to some technical problems that drew the attention of President Donald Trump, voters in Columbia County had to fill out paper ballots for a time Tuesday morning instead of using machines to mark their ballots during the start of voting in Georgia’s Senate runoffs.
This bill specifically includes a bill sponsored by the senators the Securing America’s Future Elections and Votes (SAFE Votes) Act, to create a bipartisan commission to review the 2020 election and report to Congress with recommendations to strengthen election integrity going forward.
U.S. District Court Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner said in an order Monday that denying so many voters access to the ballot so close to an election would likely violate the National Voter Registration Act.
“Reforming Georgia’s absentee ballot request process to only those who have a specific need would take a large burden off of the overwhelmed elections officials here in Lowndes County and across the state,” said Lowndes County Elections Director Deb Cox.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office said this came after a ruling against four groups trying to reinstate the voter registrations of thousands that no longer live in Georgia ahead of the Jan. 5 runoff.
Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Office (SOS) announced Wednesday evening that it has opened an investigation it how Coffee County handled the Nov. 2020 presidential election recount that was to be finalized on Dec. 2.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released a statement after the agency was requested by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office to assist with investigations related to the 2020 General Election.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Friday that Gov. Brian Kemp has agreed to his request for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to assist in ongoing investigations related to the 2020 general election, according to a release from the Secretary of State’s Office.