US election 2020: Georgia to conduct a full recount of election ballots

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Georgia Published: Nov 11, 2020, 09:42 PM(IST)

Voters fill out their ballots at the Captain Samuel Douglass Academy polling station in Brookline, New Hampshire, on November 3, 2020. Photograph:( AFP )

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Georgia's top election official on Wednesday said the state will conduct a recount of all paper ballots cast in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Georgia's top election official on Wednesday said the state will conduct a recount of all paper ballots cast in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

"Mathematically, you actually have to do a full hand-by-hand recount of all because the margin is so close," Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said at a news conference. "We want to start this before the week is up."

(more details awaited)

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