David Shafer

Recount Update: Accusations fly as hand recount nears end

Recount Update: Accusations fly as hand recount nears end

Elections officials in Georgia attempted to set the record straight after GOP officials including President Donald Trump have taken to Twitter to cast doubt on Georgia's elections process. The latest round of accusations began with Georgia GOP Chairman David Shafer tweeting that an election monitor discovered a 9,626 vote error in the DeKalb County hand recount. Shafer's tweet was sent Wednesday morning, making it appear as though the error had just been uncovered. State election official Gabriel Sterling said the issue was not a problem with votes, but with a tally sheet made during the recount that he says was…
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