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Politics Trump to Campaign for Georgia Senate Candidates as His Supporters Threaten Boycott

04:05  27 november  2020
04:05  27 november  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

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Republican candidate for Senate Kelly Loeffler gestures to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga ., on Nov. President Donald Trump ’s demonization of mail-in voting may have cost him votes in the recent election. Now, his demonization of Georgia ’s entire electoral system is

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President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will travel to Georgia to campaign for Republican Senate runoff candidates as his supporters threatened a boycott of the upcoming election.

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"Speaking of Georgia, I'll be going there," Trump told reporters after talking to U.S. service members in a teleconference call on Thanksgiving Day, "Maybe I'll go twice." He noted that he wanted to encourage support for Republican incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in a stadium, but "can't, because of COVID."

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When Georgia ’s Republican governor signed off on Joe Biden’s win in the state, President Trump ’s most loyal supporters took the move as a stab in Kemp stated that he was following the law by doing so, and said that his decision “paves the way for the Trump campaign to pursue other legal options

A Biden supporter talked with a Trump supporter protesting the election result in Atlanta on Nov. Furthermore, runoff elections in Georgia do not permit write-in candidates . In fact, state officials said, there is no line allocated for a write-in on the paper ballot or a button for it on touch-screen voting.

White House spokesperson Judd Deere confirmed that Trump will visit Georgia on December 5.

Meanwhile, a number of pro-Trump Republicans have taken to Parler, the "free speech" social media network, to discourage members of their own party from voting. Some of the users have invoked a conspiracy theory about "rigged" ballot machines to call for a boycott of the upcoming Georgia elections in a move that threatens Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to restrain incoming President-elect Joe Biden.

"Don't vote! Don't be part of the corruption" one post read, according to a screenshot shared by reporter Marcus Baram.

Another post read: "DO NOT VOTE IN THE GEORGIA RUNOFFS, THE DEEP STATE WILL BE COLLECTING EVERYONE'S INFO. THIS IS A CHARADE, MEANT TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WHO DON'T VOTE DEMOCRAT. STAY HOME. OSSOFF AND WARNOCK ARE A SMALL PRICE TO PAY."

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Georgia secretary of state says Trump threw him under bus despite his support . By Chandelis Duster, CNN. He also went after Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, a Republican who led the recount effort for the Trump campaign in the state, calling him "a failed senate candidate with nothing to do who tried to

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The two Georgia runoff elections, which will take place on January 5 with early voting starting on December 14, will determine control of the Senate and Biden's ability to push through his "very progressive" agenda. Democrats, who control the House with a slim majority, need to win both seats for a 50-50 split.

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris would then cast the tie breaking vote in the upper chamber if Biden is inaugurated on January 20. Either Loeffler or Perdue will have to prevail against their Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock for Republicans to retain their majority in the Senate.

The boycott calls driven Trump supporters appears to have been inspired by the president, who has spent the past few weeks alleging without evidence that a "rigged" election and widespread voter fraud caused his loss to Biden.

"THE ONLY WAY OUR VOICES GET HEARD IS by #boycott the vote," one pro-Trump voter wrote on Parler.

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Biden secured 306 Electoral College votes, surpassing the 270 needed to win, but Trump has yet to concede. With 232 Electoral College votes, the president has launched nearly three dozen lawsuits in key states seeking to overturn his defeat. The suits have so far been largely unsuccessful.

Trump took one step closer to conceding by confirming on Thursday that he would leave the White House if the Electoral College certifies Biden as the winner.

Newsweek reached out to the White House for further information.

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9 questions about the Georgia Senate runoffs you were too embarrassed to ask .
The Georgia races will decide which party controls the Senate.There are not one but two runoff Senate elections in Georgia early next year. They have similar dynamics, with Democratic challengers going up against Republican incumbents. One race features a matchup between Sen. David Perdue (R) and Democrat Jon Ossoff, and the other involves Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) and Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock.

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