Trump Wrong on Georgia Voter Signature Checks

President Donald Trump has wrongly claimed that Georgia election officials are unable to verify signatures on absentee ballot envelopes because of a legal settlement known as a consent decree.

  • Published 15 November 2020

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump has wrongly claimed that Georgia election officials are unable to verify signatures on absentee ballot envelopes because of a legal settlement known as a consent decree. Here’s a look at Trump’s claims, in a tweet: TRUMP: “The Consent Decree signed by the Georgia Secretary of State, with the approval of Governor @BrianKempGA, at the urging of @staceyabrams, makes it impossible to check & match signatures on ballots and envelopes,… Read at AP News