September 8, 2020

Georgia Investigating 'Potential Double Voting' in Primary

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By Kate Brumback, AP | Marietta Daily Journal | September 8, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top elections official said Tuesday that his office has identified about 1,000 cases of “potential double voting” in the June primary election — a felony he's determined to see prosecuted.

These voters submitted absentee ballots but also voted in person, a problem that happened across 100 Georgia counties, and election officials didn't catch them in time to keep the second votes from being tallied, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said.

“No one gets to vote twice. Everyone gets one vote,” Raffensperger said.

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