The Trump campaign formally requested a recount in Georgia on Saturday. The campaign is within its rights since President-elect Joe Biden's margin of victory is within 0.5 percent, but the chances of flipping Georgia's 16 electoral votes back to President Trump appear slim, especially after the state already conducted a full, albeit unofficial, recount. That added a few hundred votes to Trump's total, but not nearly enough to overturn the results, which were subsequently certified. The next recount is expected to begin next week. Trump has focused on signature matching for mail-in ballots during his quest to win Georgia, but campaign-requested recounts, which involve rescanning paper ballots, would not address that issue.
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