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Rep. Doug Collins: ‘People Need to Be Sure Their Ballot Actually Counts’

The ongoing hand-recount of Georgia’s nearly five million votes is a “fight for every legal vote,” said Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) who is leading a recount effort for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign in the state. “It’s also a fight to make sure that illegal votes don’t count,” the congressman told Fox News on Monday. “The important part is restoring that confidence. It had to be done this way.” Collins spoke as Georgia’s 159 counties and thousands of county and poll workers moved into the second day of the recount process. They have until Wednesday at midnight to finish tallying the votes. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden overtook Trump in the Georgia race by 0.28 percentage points, or little more than 14,000 votes. While Georgia’s state law does not automatically trigger a recount, it allows the trailing candidate to request one if the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. Collins added …

Rep. Doug Collins: ‘People Need to Be Sure Their Ballot Actually Counts’

The ongoing hand-recount of Georgia’s nearly five million votes is a “fight for every legal vote,” said Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) who is leading a recount effort for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign in the state. “It’s also a fight to make sure that illegal votes don’t count,” the congressman told Fox News on Monday. “The important part is restoring that confidence. It had to be done this way.” Collins spoke as Georgia’s 159 counties and thousands of county and poll workers moved into the second day of the recount process. They have until Wednesday at midnight to finish tallying the votes. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden overtook Trump in the Georgia race by 0.28 percentage points, or little more than 14,000 votes. While Georgia’s state law does not automatically trigger a recount, it allows the trailing candidate to request one if the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. Collins added …