Gov. Brian Kemp to Newsmax: Georgia Following Federal Law With Voter Purge

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s call to remove just over 100,000 voter files from the rolls there has met with claims from former President Donald Trump that the move means he won the election in Georgia, but Gov. Brian Kemp told Newsmax that clearing the rolls is something that is done under the guidelines of federal law and that they could not have been removed sooner. 

“Federal law does not allow you to do that,” the Republican governor, who has often come under fire from Trump after the 2020 election, told Newsmax’s “John Bachman Now”. “It’s really the process of keeping your role secure…the state of Georgia has always followed federal law when it comes to this, as do many other states around the country.”

The names that are removed include those of people who have died, or maybe moved to another state, he added. 

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