Georgia Republicans say they have doubled the number of poll watch volunteers to supervise the contentious Senate runoff elections which will be tallied next week.
A total of 8,000 people volunteered to join a “historic effort” to ensure election integrity ahead of Jan. 5, Fox News reported, citing GOP officials. The number of recruits increased two-fold from the 4,000 volunteers who have been supervising early voting in the state for the past few weeks, according to Fox.
Local authority and state documents indicate that Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock may have downplayed his role in the child abuse cover-up scandal. The documents also revealed that the church camp in question, Camp Farthest Out, was shut down by the state due to multiple other child abuse allegations.
The Washington Free Beacon released the documents earlier this week in a series of two articles. The first set of documents came from local law enforcement, detailing Warnock’s insistence on inserting himself into the case and obstructing justice.
A new trend emerged this week during Georgia’s runoff race, in which individuals circulated old footage of Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock.
Warnock’s opponent, incumbent Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), has largely instigated this trend. The senator’s campaign has shared controversial links to Warnock’s old sermons and interviews via press releases and social media.