Correction: Election 2022-Georgia story

Sep 8, 2022, 9:23 PM | Updated: Sep 12, 2022, 3:18 pm
FILE - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks at Ola High School July 29, 2022, in McDonough, Ga. The shado...

FILE - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks at Ola High School July 29, 2022, in McDonough, Ga. The shadow of Donald Trump's tampering with the 2020 election in Georgia lands differently for the various Republicans running for office in 2022. (AP Photo/Megan Varner, File)

(AP Photo/Megan Varner, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story published Sept. 9, 2022, about how Republicans in Georgia are dealing with former President Donald Trump’s false assertions that the 2020 election was stolen, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Burt Jones, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, personally lobbied then-Vice President Mike Pence on Jan. 5, 2021, to delay certifying Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Jones says that although he met with Pence in Washington that day and had in his possession a letter he and others had drafted asking for the delay, he did not give the vice president the letter or personally lobby for a delay.

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