Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has started an investigation of ballot harvesting and registration of noncitizens to vote, Just the News reported.
Raffensperger believes both of these crimes may have been committed by Georgia-based third party organizations.
In a an interview on the Jon Solomon Reports podcast, Raffensperger said his office did a citizenship audit of Georgia’s voter rolls and found that more than 1,600 noncitizens attempted to register to vote.
“[W]hat I found is we had 1,634 that were never put on the voter rolls, they were in the pending status, because they couldn’t prove their citizenship,” he explained.
“That’s a felony in Georgia to even attempt to register if you’re a noncitizen. And that’s a one to 10-year prison term, and up to a $100,000 fine.”
He continued, saying his office sent this information to the state attorney general and local district attorneys. who will interview those who could not prove their citizenship.