Georgia Foreign Minister Brad Raffensperger said Friday that he will endorse President Joe Biden’s victory the next day, and will announce the results of a small-scale presidential election after the election. Statewide inspections.
Deputy Foreign Minister Jordan Fuchs said the confirmation would take place around 10 am ET Friday.
Raffensperger, a Republican, told reporters that the audit confirmed that Georgia voters had chosen Biden.
“The numbers are not lies,” he said. As Minister of Foreign Affairs, I believe the figures we have presented today are accurate. “
“Like any other Republican, I’m disappointed that our supporters did not get the Georgian state vote,” said Raffensperger, perhaps in a bid to dissuade Trump’s candidate.
Once the results are confirmed, it will have a significant impact on Mr. Trump’s long-term efforts to overthrow the election results. Confirm the election results Normally a pattern, but the arcane process has become the latest battleground in Trump’s coup attempt.
His campaign is trying to block or delay a major state certification in hopes of defeating Biden through electoral colleges.
Such a plan would not be possible if major states confirmed the results of the December 8 presidential election, known as “Safe Harbor” route deadline Under federal law. Georgia has now confirmed its results, which means it has responded to the deadline and Congress must respect these results.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has until 5 p.m. ET Saturday to sign a document authorizing Georgia’s 16 constituencies to give Biden, according to state law. Kemp was relatively quiet during the post-election inspections, and CNN asked his office if he planned to sign the document without incident.
Federal Judge on Thursday Dismiss the case To delay Georgia certification. The case was brought to the attention of some of the potential Republican voters, and the Trump campaign was not officially involved. Lin Wood, who is leading the lawsuit, could be Trump’s next prime minister if he wins Georgia.