“With the margin being so close, it will require a full by hand recount in each county,” Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican, said at a press conference in Atlanta. “This will help build confidence.”
Raffensperger said he expects the recount to be done in time for state certification of the results.
CNN has not projected a winner in the Georgia presidential race, but Joe Biden currently leads President Donald Trump by more than 14,000 votes in the state.
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