Screenshots shared by reporter Marcus Baram showed Trump supporters invoking a conspiracy theory about “rigged” voting machines to urge a boycott of the upcoming elections in Georgia. “Don’t vote! Don’t be part of the corruption” one post read.
“DO NOT VOTE IN THE GEORGIA RUNOFFS, THE DEEP STATE WILL BE COLLECTING EVERYONE’S INFO. THIS IS A CHARADE, MEANT TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WHO DON’T VOTE DEMOCRAT,” another user wrote. “STAY HOME. OSSOFF AND WARNOCK ARE A SMALL PRICE TO PAY.”
Democrats, who hold a majority in the House, need just two more seats in the Senate for a 50-50 split. If Biden is inaugurated in January, then Vice President-elect Kamala Harris would cast the tie breaking vote in the upper chamber. “I’m not certain I’m the majority leader yet—as you all may have noticed—that will be determined in Georgia,” McConnell said earlier this month.