A present Georgia legislator and a past state representative will compete in a runoff election on Tuesday. This race is to decide who will challenge conservative Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in the autumn.
Throughout a primary election on May 24, Bee Nguyen (also Win), who represented Georgia House District 89, triumphed over a field of Democrats.
Nguyen received 44.32 percent of the vote in the election.
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Dee Dawkins-Haigler, a state legislator and House member, came in second with 18.67 percent of the vote. A runoff is needed because neither candidate received more than 50% of the vote.
The victor of their June 21 match-up will meet Raffensperger, who received 52.25 percent of votes in a Republican race field of four in May.
Ted Metz, a conservative, and Brenda Nelson-Porter, a neutral write-in contender, are also on the ticket for the Nov. 8 national election.
Notwithstanding former President Trump’s strong campaign against him, Raffensperger won the first hurdle and kept his position.
Trump endorsed Jody Hice, a Georgia representative from the 10th District, as Raffensperger’s opponent.
There was no voter fraud? pic.twitter.com/RxeV6Iw4b8
— Stooge Report (brain cells matter) (@stooge_report) June 15, 2022
Trump and Hice have claimed the results of Georgia’s 2020 election were rigged and Raffensperger should have done more to investigate the issues.
The secretary of state of Georgia is in charge of overseeing elections and certifying their outcomes.
Trump and Hice aren’t the only ones concerned about Georgia’s voter fraud. “2000 Mules,” a film produced in May, depicts how a Houston-based NGO claims election fraud took place in Georgia, Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, as well as Wisconsin.
All five were battleground states where Democrat Joe Biden, Trump’s opponent for the White House, prevailed.
True experts in voter fraud analyzed cellphone data and security recordings of vote drop boxes for more than a year. They claim they will be able to demonstrate “illegal ballot smuggling” tendencies during the 2020 elections.
An attorney with Raffensperger’s office alerted the State Elections Board roughly 10 weeks after the film’s publication that the agency began investigating the institution’s election fraud complaint, which was made in November 2021.
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However, the probe has been put on hold until True the Vote provides the needed material, according to attorney Ryan Germany.
The group refused to proceed unless the safety of an insider could be secured.
So Biden can talk about voter fraud, but we can't!!!! pic.twitter.com/MvrILaFmrA
— Diamond and Silk® (@DiamondandSilk) June 16, 2022
Georgia voters shattered early voting records in the two weeks running up to the state’s primary in May. However, election officials predicted turnout for the impending runoff would be minimal.
Georgia’s election turnouts began on June 13 with five days of early in-person voting. As of early June 16, 10,463 Georgians voted, with Democratic votes receiving twice as many as Republican votes.
In Georgia, voters are not required to register with a political party; they can pick which ballot they want to use during presidential primaries. When registering to run for office, only candidates can select whether or not to be a member of a political party.