Trump Says Georgia Election Reforms Don’t Go Far Enough

Former President Donald Trump on April 5 criticized the governor and lieutenant governor of Georgia for allegedly forcing the state’s legislature to water down a set of election reforms enacted late last month. “Too bad the desperately needed election reforms in Georgia didn’t go further, as their originally approved Bill did, but the Governor and Lt. Governor would not go for it,” Trump said in a statement released through his Save America political action committee. “The watered-down version, that was just passed and signed by Governor Kemp, while better than before, doesn’t have Signature Matching and many other safety measures, which were sadly left out. This Bill should have been passed before the 2020 Presidential Election, not after,” the former president added. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed an election reform bill (pdf) on March 25 that replaced signature matching for absentee ballots with a requirement that people voting by mail …

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