ATLANTA — Last week, Georgia’s Secretary of State ordered all counties to do a hand recount of their ballots for the presidential election in Georgia.
The recount of the more than 5 million votes has to be completed before Georgia certifies its election results on Friday. The Secretary of State gave all counties a deadline of midnight Wednesday.
Many counties started this past Friday or Saturday and have been counting through the weekend.
Here’s where each county stands on its recount:
Cherokee County: Completed
Clayton County: Completed
Cobb County: Completed
Coweta County: Completed
DeKalb County: Completed
Douglas County: Expects to finish by Wednesday
Forsyth County: Completed
Floyd County: Completed. Found that 2,600 votes missed during initial election day count. More details here.
Fulton County: Completed
Gwinnett County: Plans to complete hand count Wednesday
Hall County: Completed. About 150 ballots still need to be adjudicated later this week.
Henry County: Completed
Paulding County: Completed
Walton County: Completed
We have calls into the other counties across our viewing area and are still waiting to hear back from them about where the recount stands.
Stay with WSBTV.com and tune into Channel 2 Action News for the latest on this developing story.
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