Georgia, Cab County, Joe Biden discussed on Morning Edition

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In the cab County too, but they also spent the weekend counting hundreds of thousands of ballots by hand. Elections director there. Erica Hamilton expects the audit to confirm what ballot scanners found the first time President elect Joe Biden with a 14,000 vote lead in Georgia. I don't think I'll be in the change. I think that machines are gonna do what we did with the recount. Verifying this closely watched count is one reason Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffles Burger chose the presidential race to audit even though Biden has already reached 270 electoral votes without the state At the end of the day, we do a hand count. And we can answer the question exactly what was the final margin this race? And while the audit may provide that answer, it also comes with an unexpected cost. Two counties. You've already had to shell out extra for personal protective equipment for poll workers and absentee ballot drop boxes to cab county predicts the audit will run them about $180,000. Not. Edwards is with a C C G, an association that represents Georgia counties. I'm sure if there's a possibility for the state five more funding, they will. However, we all know it's going to be a tough budget year for them, so we'll just continue to work. The Georgia secretary of state's office is it's looking into federal grant dollars to help offset some of the cost of the oddity County state to finish the tally. By Wednesday night for NPR news. I'm a meal Moffett in Atlanta. Thistles. NPR NEWS. It's 7 19 on KCRW KCRW Sponsors include Netflix, presenting the crown starring Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Emma Corrine. And season four Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher into Queen Elizabeth, still main threatening tradition and changing the crown forever now streaming on Netflix. California is becoming bluer and bluer, even in some areas of the state that have traditionally been pretty red. Part of that is due to demographics and changing party policies. But some conservatives are also leaving for other parts of the country. You'll get the.

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