Kemp Starts Probe After Data On Georgia Election Computer Destroyed
Kemp starts probe after data on Georgia election computer destroyed
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Thursday that his office is launching an investigation after data was quietly destroyed on a computer server shortly after a lawsuit was filed seeking to force the state to overhaul its election technology.
The data wipe, first reported by The Associated Press, was revealed in an email sent by a state prosecutor to lawyers representing election transparency advocates who filed the lawsuit in July questioning the security and accuracy of Georgia’s election infrastructure.
The documents show the destruction of the data occurred July 7 at the Center for Elections Systems at Kennesaw State …