Presidential race official recount gets underway in Georgia

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I might cross your reporting Georgia begins the recount of ballots cast in the presidential election the recount of roughly five million votes cast in Georgia in the presidential election began Tuesday morning with counties facing a deadline of completing the work by December second president Donald Trump requested the recount after certified results showed him losing to Democrat Joe Biden by twelve thousand six hundred seventy votes or point to five percent under state law a losing candidate can request a recount when the margin is less than point five percent Georgia state election board rules require an official recount to be conducted by machine specifically high speed scanners state election officials have said the results of the recount could be slightly different from the certified results but it's unlikely the difference would be enough to change the outcome of the election might cross yet Washington

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