Georgia to conduct full by-hand count of presidential race ballots, secretary of state says
Georgia's secretary of state announced Wednesday that the state will conduct a full hand recount of the ballots cast in the 2020 presidential race.
"With the margin being so close, it will require a full by hand recount in each county," Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican, said at a press conference in Atlanta. "This will help build confidence."
Raffensperger said he expects the recount to be done in time for state certification of the results.
CNN projectection of the winner in the Georgia presidential race shows that Joe Biden currently leads President Donald Trump by more than 14,000 votes in the state.
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