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Perdue & Loeffler Call on Sec. of State Raffensperger to Resign

Today, Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler issued the following statement calling on Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to resign

Today, Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler issued the following statement calling on Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to resign:
“The management of Georgia elections has become an embarrassment for our state. Georgians are outraged, and rightly so. We have been clear from the beginning: every legal vote cast should be counted. Any illegal vote must not. And there must be transparency and uniformity in the counting process. This isn’t hard. This isn’t partisan. This is American. We believe when there are failures, they need to be called out — even when it’s in your own party. There have been too many failures in Georgia elections this year and the most recent election has shined a national light on the problems. While blame certainly lies elsewhere as well, the buck ultimately stops with the Secretary of State. The mismanagement and lack of transparency from the Secretary of State is unacceptable. Honest elections are paramount to the foundation of our democracy. The Secretary of State has failed to deliver honest and transparent elections. He has failed the people of Georgia, and he should step down immediately.”

Similarly, Dr. Richard McCormick, Republican candidate in Georgia’s 7th Congressional district, issued the following statement on the November 3, 2020 election:

“I remain concerned about irregularities with the vote count in Gwinnett. I believe the planned audit and anticipated recount of the Presidential results will fully investigate these concerns, though it may be unlikely to change the outcome of my race. Accordingly, my main purpose now is to appeal to Georgians to keep this state what it has been for decades – the premier place to live, start a business, and raise a family. Remember that people are leaving California and New York for a reason. Let’s fight to ensure David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are elected to guard against drifting toward those failed policies and to protect our state and nation as it recovers from a pandemic.”

Last week, Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and Speaker David Ralston issued the following joint statement regarding the 2020 general election.

“Free and fair elections are the foundation of our American government. Any allegations of intentional fraud or violations of election law must be taken seriously and investigated. We trust that our Secretary of State will ensure that the law is followed as written and that Georgia’s election result includes all legally-cast ballots — and only legally-cast ballots. We will continue to follow this situation to ensure a fair and transparent process.”

Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan backtracked and said there were no signs of fraud or violations of election law.

UPDATE at 4:30PM with statement from Raffensperger:

Raffensperger Responds to Calls for His Resignation

 

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    cbowling

    November 9, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    Of course, Senators Loeffler and Perdue want Secretary of State Raffensperger to step down. Instead of being proud that their party has a public servant who is doing his job fairly and efficiently, they want to remove him — preferably right away, I’m sure, before the January 5 runoff election. As Trump’s favorite disgraced lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said a few days ago, “Do you think we’re stupid? You must think we’re stupid!” We’re not, Kelly and David.

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    NELDA SMITH

    November 9, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    We are going thru this evil in Georgia…and, we are not happy. Stacy Abrams blatantly cheated and ballot harvested (even for 6 days after the election was officially over) in our 2018 GA. elections and has not served 1 day in prison. We knew the cheat was on, there is no excuse for this happening again in Georgia. #BradRaffensperger , #GovBrianKemp , #GAGChrisCarr

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    NELDA SMITH

    November 9, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    I KNOW (1) ONE PERSON WHO VOTED FOR LOEFFLER IN 2020…EVERYONE ELSE I KNOW VOTED FOR DOUG COLLINS. THIS RACE SHOULD DEFINITELY BE INVESTIGATED.

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    NELDA SMITH

    November 10, 2020 at 11:30 pm

    Loeffler is demanding Raffensperger resign – and I think Loeffler was given Doug Collins votes….I have communicated directly with Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger who says he is investigating this election fiasco…and , if he is investigating, part of the investigation is looking at Loeffler / Collins votes. I am sure Loeffler does not want #BradRaffensperger looking at the Loeffler / Collins votes.

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    David Ewan

    November 16, 2020 at 11:54 pm

    I commend SoS Raffensperger for his ability to ensure that every legal vote gets counted REGARDLESS of the party of candidate. What we are witnessing is just another Republican maneuver to try and disenfranchise voters to benefit their outcome. Kemp never should have been allowed to run while holding office in the capacity that oversee’s voting. Kemp purged more voters than the number of winning votes he received over Abrams and did so to win.Loeffler is a joke, insider trading and benefitting financially from knowledge that ordinary citizens have no access to. Ask her sports team what they think of her now. Purdue is another one who promotes false information hoping to prey on those voters that are not as educated to form their own opinions and sensationalizes extreme views that he falsely accuses his opponents of having. So now they all still blindly follow the worst one of all Trump, knowing that he lies, steals and instead of saving countless Americans from this Pandemic, ignores it and either golfs or tweets lies damaging Democracy making us the laughing stock of the world. Support Raffensperger and lets kick Loeffler and Purdue to the curb because we as Georgians, are smarter than they are.

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