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Georgia’s secretary of state has announced an audit of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes in one county after receiving a report that officials there may not have properly checked signatures. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said during a news conference that the audit will focus on Cobb County.

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Election officials across Georgia are staring down a deadline to complete a hand tally of the presidential race in the state. The hand recount of nearly 5 million votes stemmed from an audit required by a new state law and wasn’t in response to any suspected problems with the state’s results or an official recount request.

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During an Agenda Setting Session last night, the Mayor and Commission discussed auditing for the Athens Clarke County Police Department and the Board of Elections.


The Mayor and Commission discussed the establishment of audit work plans for the Police Department and the Board of Elections, two departments who have been scrutinized in the public eye in recent months. 


District Three Commissioner Melissa Link: