In Georgia, there are critical elections underway. The Senate race between Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and GOP challenger Herschel Walker is going to significantly impact which party controls the Senate after November’s elections.
Since the 2020 presidential election, Georgia passed new legislation to ensure that elections are easy to vote in, while difficult to cheat.
Democrats screamed that the state’s election laws were a form of voter suppression. Yet, this was rejected by an Obama-appointed judge following a lawsuit from Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams.
Unfortunately, another turn of events, this time involving a burning mail truck, is leading to more concerns about the elections.
Trouble in Georgia
In Baker County, Georgia, a mail truck went ablaze before being completely demolished. However, what truly got people talking is the possibility of this truck carrying absentee ballots for the state’s voters.
According to Georgia officials, work is being done to get to the bottom of what caused this fire and the subsequent destruction. If it turns out this mail truck was, in fact, carrying absentee ballots, then officials in Georgia already committed to redistributing new ones.
Stuff always happens in elections, part 57363627: @GabrielSterling says they were told a USPS truck “burned to a crisp” in Baker County and they’re working to see if there are any mail-in ballots that need to be reissued. pic.twitter.com/oz6DjuKucy
— stephen fowler (@stphnfwlr) October 25, 2022
Leaders of Baker County are also being kept up to speed on the incident involving the mail truck and its greater implications on elections in the community.
Foul Play at Work?
The lack of currently available information on how this Georgia mail truck caught on fire has many Americans worried. Some have taken to social media to suggest this is another example of Democrats simply trying to cheat in elections.
On NewsNation last week, Dan Abrams shot massive holes in the "left-leaning cable news" narrative that Georgia's election integrity laws are "Jim Crow 2.0."
The media are failing to "concede" that their "panic" is "unwarranted" and "numbers simply are not bearing out the fears." pic.twitter.com/ua7WhiFLrC
— Nicholas Fondacaro (@NickFondacaro) October 25, 2022
Others speculated that there’s more information about this story than what’s being publicly shared so far. A mail truck catching on fire and being completely destroyed doesn’t just happen by chance.
Officials in Georgia would do well to keep the public fully informed about what really caused the fire and what’s happening in real time with absentee ballots.