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Georgia Gov. Kemp: Signature Audit Results Almost Ready

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The results of Georgia’s signature verification audit should be released either Wednesday or Thursday, Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday, adding that he’s “very confident” in the process.

“The law in Georgia is that the secretary of state has the constitutional authority,” Kemp told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” “He finally ordered the signature audit. I’m glad he did. I offered to allow the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which is under my purview, to assist in that.”

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced the order in November after President Donald Trump’s campaign claimed voter fraud occurred and requested the examination after the election. The audit includes signatures for absentee ballots for all of the state’s 159 counties.

For the audit, the University of Georgia was to partner with Raffensperger’s office to analyze a random sample of the signatures from each county.

“Hopefully we will know today or perhaps in the morning what the results of that are, and that should give great confidence,” said Kemp.

He added that the investigators with Raffensperger’s office are “p… (Read more)

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