Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R) warned that Democrats were registering minority voters and that needed to be matched by Republicans during a speech to Gwinnett Republicans in July.
“In closing I just wanted to tell you, real quick, after we get through this runoff, you know the Democrats are working hard, and all these stories about them, you know, registering all these minority voters that are out there and others that are sitting on the sidelines, if they can do that, they can win these elections in November,” Kemp said in his speech. “But we’ve got to do the exact same thing. I would encourage all of you, if you have an Android or an Apple device, to download that app, and maybe your goal is to register one new Republican voter.”
In the same speech Kemp also mentioned ACORN.
“Everybody remembers ACORN right? When ACORN was out registering people to vote they were filling out applications, they were sending out stuff and you don’t know who those people are, where they’re from, the people they’re registering, and the people that are filling those out,” Kemp said earlier in the speech. Kemp went on to tout online voter registration which, he said, reduces a number of voter fraud loopholes.
“We know that they can only do that if they have a Georgia driver’s license or a state-issued ID card and if you have that we have checked your citizenship, we know that you meet the age requirements, you meet the residency requirements, we know where your physical address is, we have your picture and we already have your electronic signature on file. So you can imagine how this takes out a lot of security issues that we have,” Kemp said.
Listen to the audio below: