Published: November 23, 2020
The hand recount of every ballot and all the voting machine audits in Georgia have been completed, and they confirm that President-elect Joe Biden has flipped the state to blue. It may not have been apparent, but the climate crisis was also on the ballot on Election Day, and it remains on the ballot in the runoff for Georgia’s senate seats. (A runoff is required in Georgia if the winner of the senate race does not receive at least 50 percent of the votes.) Georgia’s secretary of state authorized a hand count due to the small margin between candidates.