Georgia's GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Kemp Announces Surprise Investigation Accusing Democrats of Hacking Voting System

Georgia's GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Kemp Announces Surprise Investigation Accusing Democrats of Hacking Voting System

Saying an attempt was made to hack the state's voter registration system, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has launched an investigation of the Democratic Party of Georgia, reports the Atlanta Journal.


According to the report,  the Secretary of State’s Office provided no details of the investigation Sunday.

Kemp is currently facing off with Democrat Stacey Abrams for the governorship in a tight race.

"While we cannot comment on the specifics of an ongoing investigation, I can confirm that the Democratic Party of Georgia is under investigation for possible cyber crimes," said Candice Broce, spokeswoman for the Secretary of State’s Office. "We can also confirm that no personal data was breached and our system remains secure."

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.