Georgia’s governor and secretary of state licensed the Nov. three election outcomes Friday, declaring President-elect Joe Biden the winner of the state with 16 Electoral School votes.
Mr. Biden’s ultimate lead was 12,670 votes, the secretary of state’s workplace stated Friday.
On Friday night, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp formalized the certification, a step required by state legislation. Mr. Kemp stated his certification “paves the way in which for the Trump marketing campaign to pursue different authorized choices,” and that the marketing campaign might request a separate recount.
“I consider that the numbers that we now have offered at present are appropriate,” stated Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, additionally a Republican. “The numbers replicate the decision of the individuals.”