Tag Archives: Brad Raffensperger

GA Secretary Of State To Testify At Next Riot Hearing

Georgia Public Radio reports: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his top deputy Gabriel Sterling will testify at Tuesday’s hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, to shine more light on one of the more brazen attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Raffensperger famously rebuffed former President Donald Trump’s …

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GA Sec Of State May Testify Publicly Before Riot Panel

Politico reports: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is in talks with the Jan. 6 committee to testify publicly, according to multiple people familiar with the matter. Raffensperger, a Republican and Georgia’s top elections official, withstood pressure from then-President Donald Trump, in a now-infamous Jan. 2, 2021 call, to “find” enough votes to ensure the president’s victory in the state, …

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Georgia Sec Of State Testifies In Trump Criminal Probe

Georgia Public Radio reports: The top Georgia election official who refused to “find” votes for former President Donald Trump testified Thursday about the infamous call and other attempts to overturn the state’s 2020 election results. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is one of the first subpoenaed witnesses to testify in front of a special grand jury impaneled in Fulton County …

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Analysis: Dem Crossovers Sank Trump Pick In Georgia

The Associated Press reports: An Associated Press analysis of early voting records from data firm L2 found that more than 37,000 people who voted in Georgia’s Democratic primary two years ago cast ballots in last week’s Republican primary, an unusually high number of so-called crossover voters. Even taking into account the limited sample of early votes, the data reveal that …

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Georgia Secretary Of State Survives Trump’s Attacks

The Guardian reports: Brad Raffensperger defeated congressman Jody Hice on Tuesday in a closely watched Republican primary for Georgia secretary of state, a significant victory for a politician who has been scorned by his own party for refusing Donald Trump’s request to overturn the 2020 election. In a surprise, Raffensperger avoided a runoff and won an outright victory over Hice, …

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GA Grand Jury Selection Starts Monday In Trump Case

CBS News reports: Fulton County prosecutors will begin selecting participants Monday for a special grand jury to consider whether former president Donald Trump should be charged for his attempts to pressure Georgia officials to overturn the results of the 2020 election, which he lost. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis asked a panel of judges in January for the special …

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GA Sec Of State Roasts Trump On Election Fraud Lies

From an op-ed published by the National Review: Last year my Thanksgiving was interrupted by news that President Donald Trump had called me an “enemy of the people” purely because I stood up for the integrity of Georgia’s elections. I refused to bend to the pressure and, on America’s day of thanks, this was the thanks I got. In the …

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Georgia Sec Of State: Trump’s Call To Me Was A Threat

The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump was threatening Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger when he asked him to help “find” enough votes to overturn his loss in Georgia to Democratic President Joe Biden, Raffensperger writes in a new book. Raffensperger recounts in his book the struggle in Georgia that followed Biden’s narrow victory, including death threats texted to his …

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GA Sec Of State: Trump Knows In His Heart He Lost

Newsweek reports: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has said former President Donald Trump “knows in his heart that he lost” the 2020 presidential election ahead of his visit to the state on Saturday. Raffensperger was interviewed by The Washington Examiner on Friday and reaffirmed that Trump “lost the election fair and square” but acknowledged it was difficult to counteract …

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Georgia To Purge 100K Voters From Registration Rolls

CNN reports: More than 100,000 names will be removed from Georgia’s voter registration rolls in an attempt to keep the state’s voter files “up to date,” Georgia’s secretary of state announced Friday. “Making sure Georgia’s voter rolls are up to date is key to ensuring the integrity of our elections,” Republican Brad Raffensperger said in a statement. “There is no …

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GA Sec Of State Has Field Day: The Kraken Has Cracked

Via press release from Brad Raffensperger: Kraken lawyer Sidney Powell admitted in a filing in federal court that “no reasonable person would conclude that [her] statements were truly statements of fact.” Powell made the filing in response to a defamation suit from Dominion Voting Systems in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. “In the face of legal …

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Politico: Trump Working To Take Down GA Sec Of State

Politico reports: Former President Donald Trump is expected to endorse Rep. Jody Hice in a campaign to unseat Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in next year’s Republican primary, according to three people familiar with Trump’s decision. Trump publicly seethed about Raffensperger after the November election, when the secretary of state refused to support Trump’s false claims that Georgia’s 16 …

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Jason Miller: If Georgia Officials Didn’t Want To Get Calls From Trump, They Shouldn’t Have Run For Office

The New York Times reports: The office of Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, on Monday started an investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to overturn the state’s election results, including a phone call he made to Mr. Raffensperger in which Mr. Trump pressured him to “find” enough votes to reverse his loss. Jason Miller, a senior adviser …

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GA Opens Probe Into Trump’s Call To Overturn Election

The New York Times reports: The office of Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, on Monday started an investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to overturn the state’s election results, including a phone call he made to Mr. Raffensperger in which Mr. Trump pressured him to “find” enough votes to reverse his loss. Such inquiries are “fact-finding and …

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Trump Tried Calling Georgia Sec Of State 18 Times

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s now-notorious call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was the 19th time the White House had tried to reach the state official since the election, NBC News reports. According to reporters Julia Jester and Geoff Bennett, Trump finally made contact on Saturday after 18 unsuccessful attempts—and then went on to urge Raffensperger …

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GA Re-Check Confirms Authenticity Of Absentee Ballots

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Law enforcement and election investigators didn’t find a single fraudulent absentee ballot during an audit of over 15,000 voter signatures, according to a report by the Georgia secretary of state’s office released Tuesday. The audit contradicted allegations that absentee ballots were rife with fraud after President Donald Trump said the election had been stolen, said Secretary …

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Georgia To Re-Certify Result After Third Vote Count

The Washington Post reports: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Monday said his office would recertify the state’s election results, reaffirming Biden’s victory after a second statewide recount of presidential votes. The presidential ballots in Georgia have now been counted three times. The latest recount, which was done at the request of the Trump campaign, entailed a rescan …

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GOP Georgia Sec. Of State Slams Republican Silence On His Death Threats: I’m Thinking They’re Complicit In It

The Washington Post reports: Raffensperger said Republicans were only harming themselves by questioning the integrity of the Dominion machines. He warned that these kinds of baseless allegations could discourage Republicans from voting in the Senate runoffs. “People need to get a grip on reality,” he said. More troubling to Raffensperger were the many threats he and his wife, Tricia, have …

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GOP GA Sec. Of State: Trump Threw Me Under The Bus

Georgia Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger writes: By all accounts, Georgia had a wildly successful and smooth election. We finally defeated voting lines and put behind us Fulton County’s now notorious reputation for disastrous elections. This should be something for Georgians to celebrate, whether their favored presidential candidate won or lost. For those wondering, mine lost — my family voted …

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GOP Georgia Sec Of State Certifies Win For Biden

Atlanta’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Secretary of State’s Office says it has certified the results of the 2020 General Election. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said the results were a “true and correct tabulation of the certified returns received by this office from each county.” The audit found just under a 0.1% difference in the statewide total vote count. …

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