President Trump alleges voter fraud in Ga. Senate runoff elections

Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

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UPDATED 7:00 PM PT – Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The two crucial Georgia runoff elections will determine which party controls the Senate. As the numbers continued to roll in, One America News kept a close eye on the results.

President Trump has alleged voter fraud in the state’s runoffs. He took to Twitter Wednesday to point out that 50,000 ballots were allegedly found late Tuesday night.

This came as Democrat Raphael Warnock took the lead over Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler by 1.6 percent. While in the other race, Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Sen. David Perdue were separated by just .8 percent. Ultimately, Ossoff took the lead. Democrats will take control of the Senate.

President Trump strongly suggested the runoff between Perdue and Ossoff is rife with electoral malfeasance. He suggested the Democrat received “as many ballots as necessary” in an apparent reference to Ossoff recently surpassing Perdue.

This comes as the President has heavily criticized Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger over their handling of the November election.

Friday is also the deadline for voters to correct any problems if their ballot was rejected. If the margin in either race would have been within half a percent, the trailing candidate could request a recount.

The Perdue campaign posted this statement regarding the election count:

President Trump maintains his stance that the Georgia Senate runoff elections were riddled with fraud.

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