Sources have informed The Georgia Record that Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's office is sending armed security into polling stations today in counties holding a special runoff election for two GA House seats.
The purpose is unknown but polling staff are suspicious.
About 35 minutes ago two armed representatives from SOS walked in. Dressed in black utility clothes. Huge belts at their waist. Glocks. Their demeanor resembled rental cops. No indication of disciplined training. Man and a woman. Woman not physically fit. The poll manager has never seen anyone in that role so must be new. The man had embellished sense of authority. They went in and casually examined the scanners. They said our poll was randomly selected. Precinct supervisor has never seen armed reps fròm SOS. I went to the parking lot and there was not a car with govt tags. No car that looked official. A staffer said she never has seen those type of reps. They were not friendly and did not greet or shake hands with the poll manager. I suspect they are not on state payroll .. not employees but hired by SOS from a private firm to mildly intimidate and send a message. If I learn more I will let you know.
They basically walked in on their own authority and started looking at and talking about the scanners where votes are actually cast.
Just discussed with poll manager. He thinks SOS has hired his own police force. The question is why?
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