The Trump campaign has voluntarily dismissed four lawsuits challenging November's elections in Georgia after falsely claiming it reached a settlement with the state to review election data.
On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, we were going to ask Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger about challenges faced during 2020, but then we got audio of President Donald Trump angrily asking him to overturn the election instead.
Monday on Political Rewind: In an alarming hourlong phone call to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, President Donald Trump cajoled, begged and threatened Raffensperger to find the votes to win him Georgia. Raffensperger pushed back on the president’s false claims and declined to meet with the president’s allies in person.
President Trump is continuing to spread lies and misinformation about the 2020 general election, including a false claim that Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is related to Ron Raffensperger, CTO of Chinese technology firm Huawei. While Raffensperger does have siblings, including a brother, none of them are named Ron.
Friday on Political Rewind: our panel discusses a wide array of topics, from the coronavirus vaccine to the dynamics of the Senate runoff races.
Also, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger received widespread acclaim for refusing to bow to pressure to label President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia a fraud. However, a new report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution finds Raffensperger’s office might have inflated its investigations in cases of voter fraud for political purposes. Our panel weighs in on how the allegations may play into voter mistrust of the election process.
On this episode, we traverse a wild weekend of election misinformation, lawsuits, and the final recertification of Georgia’s election results.
Georgia's election results were recertified Monday to show President-elect Joe Biden still won the state, as election officials continue to forcefully debunk misinformation pushed by top Republicans seeking to cast doubt on election integrity.
Since Joe Biden turned Georgia blue, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has become enemy No. 1 in his own party. As his critics level malicious attacks against him, Raffensperger is adamant: The election was sound, and the results stand.
On this episode, we tackle Georgia’s recount, more misinformation from President Donald Trump and long-shot conspiracy-laden lawsuits seeking to overturn the election.
On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, Georgia's secretary of state discusses his fight against voting misinformation in the weeks since the presidential election.
Friday on Political Rewind: The extraordinary hand recount of some 5 million presidential ballots has confirmed that Democratic challenger Joe Biden won Georgia and won its 16 electoral votes. Biden becomes the first Democratic presidential candidate to win Georgia since 1992.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who later certified the election results today, joined our panel.
Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said the "numbers don't lie" and Joe Biden narrowly won Georgia, while also announcing some legislative priorities to improve the voting system next year.
Long before Republican senators began publicly denouncing how Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger handled the voting there, he withstood pressure from the campaign of Donald Trump to endorse the president for reelection.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Counties have until midnight to finish their audits of ballots cast in the November presidential election. No evidence of election fraud has been found.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is responding to criticism from leaders in his own party. President Donald Trump, Georgia’s two sitting senators and other high-ranking Republicans claim, without evidence, Raffensperger is complicit in rigging the state’s election for Democratic challenger President-elect Joe Biden.