Georgia twist! Governer Kemp urges audit of ballot envelope signatures, Trump campaign asks for second recount

After certifying his state’s election results, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is now urging his state to conduct an audit comparing the signatures of voter applications and mail-in ballot envelopes to those on the approved voter file to determine if fraud occurred. Kemp, a Republican, made the appeal to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger during a news conference on Friday. “It’s important to note that this audit only looked at ballots, not the signatures on the absentee applications or the signatures on the ballot envelopes,” the governor said. “The Georgians I have heard from are extremely concerned about this, so I encourage Secretary Raffensperger to consider addressing these concerns. It seems simple enough to conduct a sample audit of signatures on the absentee ballot envelopes and compare those to the signatures on applications and on file at the Secretary of State’s Office.” The governor sharply criticized the failure of some county clerks after an audit of ballots found…

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