The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), under the leadership of Chris Wray, collaborated with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the late-night ballot counting at The State Farm Center in Atlanta, Georgia, on Election Day, November 3, 2020.
According to an article by The Gateway Pundit on Monday, December 11, 2023, the joint effort aimed to address concerns and allegations surrounding the electoral process, particularly focusing on the processing and scanning of absentee ballots.
In a report released in June, the investigative teams from the FBI, GBI, and the Georgia Secretary of State’s (SOS) office concluded that they “did not uncover any violations” during their extensive examination of the events that transpired at State Farm Arena.
This collaborative effort involved independent and simultaneous interviews with Fulton County elections workers who played a role in the processing and scanning of absentee ballots on Election Night.
The investigative teams left no stone unturned, conducting interviews with multiple individuals involved in the electoral process.
Teams from the FBI, GBI, and Georgia SOS engaged in independent and simultaneous interviews with Fulton County elections workers who had firsthand experience in the processing and scanning of absentee ballots at State Farm Arena on that crucial night
The goal was to gather insights and perspectives from those directly involved in the election processes to ensure a comprehensive understanding.
Moreover, the investigative teams meticulously reviewed the entire unedited security video footage of the events in question at State Farm Arena.
This thorough analysis was crucial in providing a visual record of the unfolding events and addressing any potential concerns related to the handling of absentee ballots.
The inclusion of video evidence further enhanced the transparency and credibility of the investigative process.
In addition to scrutinizing internal processes and interviewing elections workers, SOS investigators independently interviewed party observers who were present at State Farm Arena on the night of November 3, 2020.
These party observers play a vital role in ensuring transparency and accountability during the election process, acting as watchdogs on behalf of political parties or candidates.
Their independent perspectives added an additional layer of scrutiny to the investigative process.
The collaborative and independent nature of the investigation, involving federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, underscores the commitment to a thorough and unbiased examination of the events surrounding the late-night ballot counting.
The inclusion of multiple agencies with different jurisdictions and responsibilities aimed to provide a comprehensive and objective assessment of the situation.
The joint efforts of the FBI, GBI, and Georgia SOS in their investigation into the late-night ballot counting at State Farm Arena on November 3, 2020, yielded a clear and unequivocal result: they “did not uncover any violations.”
The detailed examination, encompassing interviews, video footage analysis, and independent perspectives from party observers, reinforces the integrity of the electoral process and provides a robust foundation for confidence in the election outcomes.
The transparency and diligence demonstrated by the investigative teams contribute to upholding the principles of free and fair elections, a cornerstone of democratic governance.