Georgia orders presidential vote recount by hand

The state’s Republican secretary of state insists the election was fair but agrees to an audit of the results that currently have Biden in the lead by 14,000 votes.
1:39 | 11/12/20

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In Georgia, meantime, authorities, though, are ordering a recount by hand of millions of ball lots. Joe Biden leading in that state by more than 14,000 votes. And so tonight here, a reality check what the typical recount and here's Steve osunsami from Georgia. Reporter: Georgia's Republican secretary of state tonight still says that the election here was fair, but he's been feeling the blow torch from others in his party, and is now agreeing to give trump supporters an audit of the vote for president that currently has Joe Biden leading by more than 14,000 votes. The votes will be counted by hand and the election must be certified in nine days. It will take every bit of the time that we have left. Reporter: The president' people have been claiming without evidence that there was significant voter fraud. Sitting senators David perdue and Kelly Loeffler are leading those charges, and today, Atlanta's major newspaper took the rare step of dressing both of them down on the front page, calling this "Dangerous behavior." Both are fighting for their seats in a runoff election in January and rallied the troops today. We are going to save the country. Reporter: Historically, recounts rarely change things. Of nearly 5,000 statewide elections in this country, 27 of them needed recounts, but only three of those changed the results. And the E change was just 282 votes. And again, Joe Biden is currently leadinore than 14,000 in Georgia. Even if the president won here in Georgia, it wouldn't be he would also need to win Pennsylvania for sure, where he's behind more than 50,000 votes and he'd need to win in at least one other state where he's behind. David? All right, Steve osunsami with us again tonight from Atlanta. Thank you, Steve.

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